perinatal programming

perinatal programming

The triggering of illnesses in adults by events that occurred during development within the womb.
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It's called perinatal programming," Ferrari said, adding that a link between exercise during pregnancy and childhood health benefits has been established.
The results of the INFAT study challenge the validity of this "lean" perinatal programming theory.
6 percent from 2010 to 2011 at California hospitals participating in perinatal programming as part of Patient Safety First.
One theory explaining obesity is called perinatal programming," said Dr.
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