Welcome to the site of the ABCD study: the long-term cohort study which examines the health of 8,000 children of different ethnic background, all born in Amsterdam.
On this website you can find our latest news, general information, details about the study, specific information for our participants, as well as information about the different research areas and our collaboration with other people and institutes.
For any questions or comments, or if you would like to receive our 6-monthly newsletter, please do not hestitate to contact us.
From the 1st of July 2012 new data collection based on the pregnancy files of ABCD-mothers has started. From the pregnancy files of women who gave their informed consent important data like blood pressure, weight gain during pregnancy, blood levels and data on ultrasounds will be collected. At this moment already more than 6500 of 7000 pregnancy files have been viewed, at the midwivery practices Bijlmermeer, Astrid Limburg and obstetrician West. For more information about this data collection or participating organizations you can contact Adriëtte Oostvogels, or visit this website (only available in Dutch).