Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Barker DJ, Osmond C, Golding J, Kuh D, Wadsworth MEJ. Growth in utero, blood pressure in childhood and adult life, and mortality from cardiovascular disease. BMJ. 1989;298:564-7.
Barker DJ. The fetal and infant origins of adult disease. BMJ. 1990;301:1111.
Ben-Shlomo Y, Kuh D. A life course approach to chronic disease epidemiology: Conceptual models, empirical challenges and interdisciplinary perspectives. Int J Epidemiol. 2002;31:285-93.
Biermann J, Dunlop AL, Brady C, Dubin C, Brann A Jr. Promising practices in preconception care for women at risk for poor health and pregnancy outcomes. Matern Child Health J. 2006;10:S21-8.
Borders AE, Grobman WA, Amsden LB, Holl JL. Chronic stress and low birth weight neonates in a low-income population of women. Obstet Gynecol. 2007;109:331-8.
Braveman P, Barclay C. Health disparities beginning in childhood: A life-course perspective. Pediatrics. 2009; 124 Suppl 3:S163-75.
Braveman P, Egerter S, Williams DR. The social determinants of health: Coming of age. Annu Rev Pub Health. 2011 Apr;32:381-98.
Colen CG, Geronimus AT, Bound J, James SA. Maternal upward social mobility and black-white disparities in infant birthweight. Am J Public Health. 2006;96:2032-9.
Collins JW, David RJ, Prachand NG, Pierce ML. Low birth weight across generations. Matern Child Health J. 2003;7:229-37.
Culhane JF, Elo IT. Neighborhood contact and reproductive health. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005;192:S22-9.
Davies MJ, Norman RJ. Programming and reproductive function. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2002;13:386-92.
Geronimus AT. The weathering hypothesis and the health of African-American women and infants: Evidence and speculations. Ethn Dis. 1992;2:207-21.
Geronimius AT. Black/white differences in the relationship of maternal age to birthweight: A population-based test of the weathering hypothesis. Soc Sci Med. 1996;42:598-97.
Geronimus AT. Understanding and eliminating racial inequalities in women's health in the United States: The role of the weathering conceptual framework. JAMWA. 2001;56:133-6.
Geronimus AT, Hicken M, Keene D, Bound J. "Weathering" and age patterns of allostatic load scores among blacks and white in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2006;96:826-33.
Halfon J, Hochstein M. Life course health development: An integrated framework for developing health, policy, and research. Milbank Q. 2002;80:433-79.
Hogue CJ, Bremner JD. Stress model for research into preterm delivery among black women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005;192:S47-55.
Huang JS, Lee TA, Lu MC. Prenatal programming of childhood overweight and obesity. Matern Child Health J. 2007;11:461-73.
Kahn RS, Wilson K, Wise PH. Intergenerational health disparities: Socioeconomic status, women's health conditions, and child behavior problems. Public Health Rep. 2005;120:399-408.
Kotelchuck M. Building on a life-course perspective in maternal and child health. Matern Child Health J. 2003;7:5-11.
Kuh D, Ben-Shlomo Y, Lynch J, Hallqvist J, Power C. Life course epidemiology. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2003;57:778-83.
Lu MC, Halfon N. Racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes: A life-course perspective. Matern Child Health J. 2003;7:13-30.
Lu MC, Kotelchuck M, Hogan V, Jones L, Wright K, Halfon N. Closing the black-white gap in birth outcomes: A life-course approach. Ethn Dis. 2010;20(1 Suppl 2):S62-76.
Lu MC, Kotelchuck M, Culhane JF, Hobel CJ, Klerman LV, Thorp JM Jr. Preconception care between pregnancies: The content of internatal care. Matern Child Health J. 2006;10:S107-22.
Mays VM, Cochran SD, Barnes NW. Race, race-based discrimination and health outcomes among African-Americans. Ann Rev Psychol. 2007;58:201-25.
McEwan BS. Protective and damaging effects of stress mediators. New Engl J Med. 1998;338:171-9.
Middlebrooks JS, Audage NC. The effects of childhood stress on health across the lifespan. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control;2008.
Misra DP, Guyer B, Allston A. Integrated Perinatal Health Framework: A multiple determinants framework with a life span approach. Am J Prev Med. 2003;25:65-75.
Misra DP, Grason H. Achieving safe motherhood: Applying a life course and multiple determinants perinatal health framework in public health. Womens Health Issues. 2006;16:159-75.
Mustillo S, Krieger, N, Gunderson EP, Sidney S, McCreath H, Kiefe CI. Self-reported experiences of racial discrimination and black-white differences in preterm and low-birthweight deliveries: The CARDIA study. Am J Public Health. 2004;94:2125-31.
Pies, C, Parthasarathy P, Posner SF. Integrating the Life Course Perspective into a local maternal and child health program. Mat Child Health J. 2011 Jun.
Rich-Edwards JW, Grizzard TA. Psychosocial stress and neuroendocrine mechanisms in preterm delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005;192:S30-5.
Wise, PH. Framework as metaphor: The promise and peril of MCH life-course perspective. Matern Child Health J. 2003;7:151-6.