About us

Shanghai Birth Cohort (SBC) is a prospective, observational cohort study. The research objective is to study how genetic,environmental and lifestyle factors affect fertility, pregnancy, child growth and development, and to study risk factors for childhood diseases. 

To investigate how maternal genetic factors , environmental factors and life habits alone or in combination affect a woman's reproductive ability, infertility, abortion, premature birth, fetal growth restriction, congenital malformation and stillbirth. 

To investigate how maternal and child genetic , environmental and behaviour factors alone or in combination affect the development of the children's growth and the nervous system, and to investigate asthma, obesity, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, precocious puberty, spirit, behavior, and endocrine disorders and diseases in children's influence on children's growth, development level and the influence mechanism. 

To provide a database of etiological and translational research and a repository of environmental and biological samples for future research on maternal and child health. 



Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Medical College of Shanghai Jiaotong University

1665 Kongjiang Road, Shanghai, China  
zip Code:200092

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Email: shbirthcohort@126.com
Tel: + 86-21-25078863

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