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Pre-pregnancy risk drinking predicts toddler behaviour problems

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Ann Kristin Knudsen has a degree in psychology and a doctorate in the areas of psychiatric epidemiology and disability. She has been a postdoctoral fellow in the research group for lifestyle epidemiology since February 2013. She has recently published a study about alcohol habits before pregnancy and the risk of behavioral problems in children where she has seen the implications of pre-pregnancy risk drinking for early development of behavioral problems in children.

 

Reference

Maternal pre-pregnancy risk drinking and toddler behaviour problems: the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. AK Knudsen et al. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2014, doi: 10.1007/s00787-014-0588-x.