Professor Cyrus Cooper
MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton
Anthropometric data were collected from the babies within 4 days of birth. Information about the pregnancy and labour was abstracted from the maternal medical notes.
Study website: https://www.mrc.soton.ac.uk/sws/
Pregnancy, birth and infancy
Pregnancy - 1 year
All participants were born and remain resident in the county of Hertfordshire.
Face-to-face paper and pencil interviewing.
Assessment of physical properties of living being, objects, materials, or natural phenomena. This includes medical and geographic data.
Collecting and assembling data from multiple, often heterogeneous sources that have one or more reference points in common, and at least one of the sources was originally produced for other purposes.