Adverse maternal lifestyle habits during pregnancy are important modifiable risk factors for pregnancy complications in Western countries. Most common adverse maternal lifestyle habits include smoking, alcohol consumption, and caffeine consumption. Although not directly lifestyle related, maternal age is also considered as a modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes.

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Keywords Generation R Study, lifestyle, pregnancy complications
Promotor Hofman, A. (Albert)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor The Generation R Study is conducted by the Erasmus Medical Center in close collaboration with the School of Law and Faculty of Social Sciences of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Municipal Health Service Rotterdam area, Rotterdam, the Rotterdam Homecare Foundation, Rotterdam and the Stichting Trombosedienst & Artsenlaboratorium Rijnmond (STAR-MDC), Rotterdam. We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of children and parents, general practitioners, hospitals, midwives and pharmacies in Rotterdam. The general design of Generation R Study is made possible by financial support from the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw), the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and the Ministry of Youth and Families. The work presented in this thesis was conducted at the Generation R Study Group, the Department of Epidemiology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Publication of this thesis was supported by the Generation R Study Group, the Department of Epidemiology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, the Erasmus University Rotterdam, GE Healthcare and Bayer Healthcare B.V.
ISBN 978-946169-064-7
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/23493
Citation
Bakker, R.. (2011, May 27). Maternal Lifestyle and Pregnancy Complications: The Generation R Study. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/23493