Professor Sven Cnattingius
Research area: Reproductive epidemiology
Description of research
- Smoking habits and overweight during pregnancy
- Risk factors for early pregnancy loss
- Genetic factors and risks of pregnancy and delivery complications
- Etiology of very preterm labour and premature preterm rupture of the membranes
- Associations between specific infections during pregnancy and risks of second trimester abortions, very preterm births, and other adverse pregnancy outcomes
- Pregnancy, delivery and long-term complications
- Long-term prognosis of preterm born or growth-retarded infants
- Perinatal risk factors for childhood cancer, severe psychiatric diseases, hormone-dependent cancer in adulthood and cardiovascular diseases
- NIH: Project grant
- Swedish Cancer Society: Project grant
- Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS): Project grant
- Swedish Research Council: Project grant
Five selected publications
Prepregnancy weight and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes.
N Engl J Med 1998;338:147-52.
Caffeine intake and the risk of first-trimester spontaneous abortion.
N Engl J Med 2000;343:1839-45.
Previous preterm and small-for-gestational-age births and the subsequent risk of stillbirth.
N Engl J Med 2004;350:777-85.
Pregnancy characteristics and maternal risk of breast cancer.
Interpregnancy weight change and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes: a population-based study.