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Maternal peer group influence mothers' attitudes to children's health behaviours

A study has shown that new mothers' attitudes to the health behaviours of their children, including feeding, physical activity and television viewing, are influenced by those in their social environment.

Announcing the launch of In Review

BMC Pediatrics, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 


  1. Authors: Brian J Morris, Jake H Waskett, Joya Banerjee, Richard G Wamai, Aaron AR Tobian, Ronald H Gray, Stefan A Bailis, Robert C Bailey, Jeffrey D Klausner, Robin J Willcourt, Daniel T Halperin, Thomas E Wiswell and Adrian Mindel

    Content type: Debate

Aims and scope

BMC Pediatrics is an open access journal publishing peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of health care in neonates, children and adolescents, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

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Manuscript Editor

Assistant Editors

  • Amelia De Salis, BioMed Central, UK
  • Brock Madsen, BioMed Central, USA

Section Editors

  • Shally Awasthi, King George's Medical College
  • Lorenzo Iughetti, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia
  • Paramala Santosh, Maudsley Hospital
  • Elizabeth Asztalos, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Anne CC Lee, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School 

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