• Diet matters, particularly in pregnancy - results from MoBa studies of maternal diet and pregnancy outcomes 

      Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Haugen, Margaretha; Myhre, Ronny; Sengpiel, Verena; Englund-Ögge, Linda; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Borgen, Iren; Duarte-Salles, Talita; Papadopoulou, Eleni; Vejrup, Kristine; von Ruesten, Anne; Hillesund, Elisabet Rudjord; Birgisdottir, Bryndis Eva; Magnus, Per; Trogstad, Lill; Jacobsson, Bo; Bacelis, Jonas; Myking, Solveig; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Kvalem, Helen Engelstad; Alexander, Jan; Mendez, Michelle; Meltzer, Helle Margrete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Awareness that maternal diet may influence the outcome of pregnancy as well as the long-term health of mother and child has increased in recent years. A new food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) was developed and validated ...
    • Folic acid supplementation, dietary folate intake during pregnancy and risk for spontaneous preterm delivery: a prospective observational cohort study 

      Sengpiel, Verena; Bacelis, Jonas; Myhre, Ronny; Myking, Solveig; Pay, Aase Serine Devold; Haugen, Margaretha; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Meltzer, Helle Margrethe; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Magnus, Per; Vollset, Stein Emil; Nilsson, Staffan; Jacobsson, Bo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-11-02)
      Background: Health authorities in numerous countries recommend periconceptional folic acid supplementation to prevent neural tube defects. The objective of this study was to examine the association of dietary folate intake ...
    • Is consumption of sugar-sweetened soft drinks during pregnancy associated with birth weight? 

      Grundt, Jacob Holter; Eide, Geir Egil; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Haugen, Margaretha; Markestad, Trond (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      In Norway, there were parallel increases and subsequent decreases in birth weight (BW) and consumption of sugar-sweetened carbonated soft drinks (SSC) during the period 1990–2010, and by an ecological approach, we have ...
    • Maternal and child gluten intake and association with type 1 diabetes: The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study 

      Lund-Blix, Nicolai Andre; Tapia, German; Mårild, Karl Staffan; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Joner, Geir; Skrivarhaug, Torild; Størdal, Ketil; Stene, Lars Christian Mørch (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background The relationship between maternal gluten intake in pregnancy, offspring intake in childhood, and offspring risk of type 1 diabetes has not been examined jointly in any studies. Our aim was to study the relationship ...
    • Pregnancy-Related Risk Factors Are Associated With a Significant Burden of Treated Hypertension Within 10 Years of Delivery: Findings From a Population-Based Norwegian Cohort 

      Egeland, Grace M.; Skurtveit, Svetlana; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Eide, Geir Egil; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti; Klungsøyr, Kari; Trogstad, Lill; Magnus, Per; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Haugen, Margaretha (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05)
      Background: The association between pregnancy complications and women's later cardiovascular disease has, primarily, been evaluated in studies lacking information on important covariates. This report evaluates the prospective ...