2015

1. Leung YPY, Kaplan GG, Coward S, Tanyingoh D, Kaplan BJ, Johnston DW, Barkema HW, Ghosh S, Panaccione R, and Seow CH on behalf of the Alberta IBD Consortium and the APrON Study Team

Intrapartum corticosteroid use significantly increases the risk of gestational diabetes in women with inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, epub ahead of print. Jan (2015)

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2. Jia X, Pakseresht M, Wildgrube J, Sontag S, Andrews M, Wattar N, Begum Subhan F, McCargar L, Field CJ and the APrON study team.

Women who take omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements during pregnancy and lactation meet the recommended intake. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism (accepted Jan 2015)

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3. Rash, J., Campbell, T., Letourneau, N., Giesbrecht, G.F.

Maternal cortisol during pregnancy is related to infant cardiac vagal control. Psychoneuroendocrinology,54 ( April, 2015), 78–89.

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2014

1. Kaplan BJ, Geisbrecht GF, Leung BMY, Field CJ, Dewey D, Bell RC, Manca DP, O’Beirne M, Johnston DW, Pop VJ, Singhal N, Gagnon L, Bernier FP, Eliasziw M, McCargar LJ, Kooistra L, Farmer A, Cantell M, Goonewardene L, Casey LM, Letourneau N, & Martin JW.

The Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort study: Rationale and Methods. Maternal and Child Nutrition. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 2014

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2. Bridgman SL, Azad MB, Field CJ, Letourneau N, Johnston DW, Kaplan BJ, Kozyrskyj AL (in press)

Maternal perspectives on the use of probiotics in infants: a cross sectional survey. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

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3. Faiqa Fayyaz, Flora Wang, Rene L. Jacobs, Deborah L. O’Connor, Rhonda C. Bell, Catherine J. Field and the APrON Study Team

Folate, vitamin B12, and vitamin B6 status of a group of high socioeconomic status women in the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort

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4. Erin D. Lewis, Fatheema B. Subhan, Rhonda C. Bell, Linda J. McCargar, Jonathan M. Curtis, Rene´ L. Jacobs, Catherine J. Field and the APrON team

Estimation of choline intake from 24 h dietary intake recalls and contribution of egg and milk consumption to intake among pregnant and lactating women in Alberta

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5. Giesbrecht, G.F., & Dewey D.

The effects of ‘does not apply’ on measurement of temperament with the Infant Behavior Questionnaire-Revised: A cautionary tale for very young infants. Early Human Development, 90(10), 627-634. 2014

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2013

1. Giesbrecht, G.F., Poole, J., Letourneau, N., Campbell, T., Kaplan, B.J. and the APrON Study Team. Psychosom Med, November 2013.

The buffering effect of social support on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function during pregnancy. Psychosomatic Medicine

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2. Brenda MY Leung, Sheila W McDonald, Bonnie J Kaplan, Gerald F Giesbrecht, Suzanne C Tough

Comparison of sample characteristics in two pregnancy cohorts: community-based versus population-based recruitment methods. BMC Medical Research Methodology. December 2013, 13:149

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3. Gómez MF, Field CJ, Olstad DL, Loehr S, Ramage S, McCargar LJ & the APrON Study Team

Use of micronutrient supplements among pregnant women in Alberta: results from the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort. Maternal and Child Nutrition 2013, doi: 10.1111/mcn.12038

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4. Brenda MY Leung, Bonnie J Kaplan, Catherine J Field, Suzanne Tough, Misha Eliasziw, Mariel Fajer Gomez, Linda J McCargar, Lisa Gagnon & the APrON Study Team

Prenatal Micronutrient Supplementation and Postpartum Depressive Symptoms in a Pregnancy Cohort. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013, 13:2 doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-2

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5. Donna P Manca, Maeve O’Beirne, Teresa Lightbody, David W Johnston, Dayna-Lynn Dymianiw, Katarzyna Nastalska, Lubna Anis, Sarah Loehr, Anne Gilbert, Bonnie J Kaplan and the APrON study team

The most effective strategy for recruiting a pregnancy cohort: a tale of two cities. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013, 13:75

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6. Gerald F. Giesbrecht, Tavis Campbell, Nicole Letourneau, Bonnie J. Kaplan, the APrON Study Team

Advancing gestation does not attenuate biobehavioural coherence between psychological distress and cortisol. Biological Psychology. Volume 93, Issue 1, April 2013, Pages 45–51

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7. Mahsa Jessri, Anna P Farmer, Katerina Maximova, Noreen D Willows, Rhonda C Bell and APrON Study Team. BMC Pediatrics 2013, 13:77

Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding: observations from the Alberta pregnancy outcomes and nutrition (APrON) study

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8. Kaplan BJ, Leung BMY, Giesbrecht GF, Field CJ, Bernier FP, Tough S, Cui X, Dewey D, & the APrON Study Team. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, January 2013, 38(1):85-89.

Increasing the quality of life from womb to grave: The importance of pregnancy and birth cohorts. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism.

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2012

1. Giesbrecht GF, Campbell T, Letourneau N, Kooistra L, Kaplan BJ, & the APrON Study Team.

Psychological distress and salivary cortisol covary within persons during pregnancy. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37:270-279.

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2. Gerald F. Giesbrecht & Nicole Letourneau & Tavis Campbell & Bonnie J. Kaplan & The APrON Study Team

Affective experience in ecologically relevant contexts is dynamic and not progressively attenuated during pregnancy. Archives of Women's Mental Health. December 2012, Volume 15, Issue 6, pp 481-485

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3. Begum F, Colman I, McCargar L, & Bell R.

Gestational weight gain and early postpartum weight retention in a prospective cohort of Albertan women. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada.J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2012 Jul;34(7):637-47.

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4. Gerald F. Giesbrecht, Douglas A. Granger, Tavis Campbell, Bonnie Kaplan, the APrON Study Team

Salivary Alpha-Amylase During Pregnancy: Diurnal Course and Associations With Obstetric History, Maternal Demographics, and Mood. Developmental Psychobiology. Volume 55, Issue 2, pages 156–167.

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2011

1. Leung B, Kaplan BJ, Dewey D, Field CJ, Farmer A, O'Beirne M, & Johnston DW.

Integrating KT within a research study: The APrON Experience. Interdisciplinary Teams – Making Research Make a Difference, KT Casebook, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, Vol 2, pp 5-12.

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2. Leung BM, Wiens KP, & Kaplan BJ.

Does prenatal micronutrient supplementation improve children's mental development? A systematic review. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 11:12.

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2009

1. Leung BMY, Kaplan BJ

Perinatal depression: prevalence, risks, and the nutrition link-a review of the literature. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2009;109:1566-75.

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