BackgroundMethods and findings Conclusions
Bibliographical noteFunding: ES is a PhD student funded by the Medical Research Council (reference MR/K501396/1, https://mrc.ukri.org/). AP is a PhD student funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (reference 160149300, https://www.ninedtp.ac.uk/). ZA is a PhD student funded by Newcastle University Research Excellence Academy (https://www.ncl.ac.uk). NH is funded by a National Institute of Health Research Career Development Fellowship (reference CDF-2018-11-ST2-011, https://www.nihr.ac.uk/our-research-community/NIHR-academy). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
The authors would like to acknowledge Shannon Robalino (information scientist) for support in developing search strategies for database searches, and the authors who responded to our correspondence about additional data required for the meta-analysis. Authors who responded to our correspondence and provided the data requested were Dr Aline Andres, Professor Patrick Catalano, Dr Romy Gaillard, Professor Dana Dabelea, Dr Ai Kubo, Professor David Taylor-Robinson, Dr Sophie Wickham, Professor Christine Olson, and Dr Stephen Weng. Authors who responded to our correspondence but were unable to provide data were Zoe Bider-Canfield, Dr Claire Margerison-Zilko, Professor Juliana Kain, Dr Marieke de Hoog, and Professor Aaron Caughey.
- GESTATIONAL WEIGHT-GAIN
- EARLY-LIFE FACTORS
- AGE 7 Y
- PREPREGNANCY BMI
- OFFSPRING OBESITY
- TREND ESTIMATION