• 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 ...
    • Eating disorders, pregnancy, and the postpartum period: findings from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) 

      Watson, Hunna J.; Torgersen, Leila; Zerwas, Stephanie; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Knoph, Cecilie; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Siega-Riz, Anna Maria; Von Holle, Ann; Hamer, Robert M.; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Ferguson, Elizabeth H.; Haugen, Margaretha; Magnus, Per; Kuhns, Rebecca; Bulik, Cynthia M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      This review summarizes studies on eating disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period that have been conducted as part of the broader Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Prior to the 2000s, empirical ...
    • Iodine deficiency in a study population of Norwegian pregnant women - results from the Little in Norway study (LiN) 

      Dahl, Lisbeth; Wik, Maria; Sánchez, Perla Vanessa Roldan; Moe, Vibeke; Smith, Lars; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Kjellevold, Marian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04-20)
      Iodine sufficiency is particularly important in pregnancy, where median urinary iodine concentration (UIC) in the range of 150–250 µg/L indicates adequate iodine status. The aims of this study were to determine UIC and ...