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Growing Up in Scotland - Birth Cohort 2. Key Early Years Indicators on Pregnancy and Birth
Published19 February 2013
This document presents key findings on pregnancy and birth from the second birth cohort (BC2) of the
Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) study, surveyed for the first time during 2010/11 when children were aged 10 months. It considers specific indicators related to pregnancy and birth which are relevant to the Early Years Framework and the Early Years Collaborative. These include: mother’s supplement intake during pregnancy; alcohol, smoking and drug use during pregnancy; and birth weight.
Growing Up in Scotland: Birth Cohort 2: Research Findings No.68/2013: Key Early Years indicators on pregnancy and birth