Maternal Gestational Diabetes and Early Childhood Obesity: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

ARDIÇ C. , ÇOLAK S. , UZUN K. , Sali G., Aydemir T., Telatar G.

Childhood obesity (Print), vol.16, no.8, pp.579-585, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/chi.2020.0183
  • Title of Journal : Childhood obesity (Print)
  • Page Numbers: pp.579-585


Background: Recently, childhood obesity has become one of the most serious public health problems in the world. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is considered a risk factor for childhood overweight and obesity. The study aimed at investigating the relationship between maternal GDM and childhood obesity in children aged from 1 to 3 years.