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LIMBURGS GEBOORTECOHORT


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LIMBURGS GEBOORTECOHORT

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STUDY DESIGN

The ENVIRONAGE (Environmental Influences on Early Ageing) birth cohort was initiated in Februari 2010 as a collaboration between Hasselt University and East-Limburg Hospital in Genk, Limburg, Belgium. This longitudinal study aims to investigate the influence of environmental exposures during pregnancy and early life on the health of children. Recruitment occurs at birth and the first follow-up occurs at the age of four to six years, and at the pre-adolescent age.