MedicalResearch.com Interview with:
Sandra T. Davidge, PhD, FCAHS
Executive Director, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute
Canada Research Chair in Maternal and Perinatal Cardiovascular Health
Professor, Depts. of Ob/Gyn and Physiology
University of Alberta
MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study?
Response: This research contributes to the growing body of literature that developmental programming of adult onset cardiovascular disease originates in the womb.
Our study is among the first to discover that maternal age may be considered a ‘prenatal stress’ in certain circumstances.