Accepted for Publication: May 4, 2012.
Published Online: October 8, 2012. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.1286
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Sagiv, Bellinger, and Korrick. Acquisition of data: Bellinger, Amarasiriwardena, and Korrick. Analysis and interpretation of data: Sagiv, Thurston, Bellinger, and Korrick. Drafting of the manuscript: Sagiv, Amarasiriwardena, and Korrick. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Sagiv, Thurston, Bellinger, and Korrick. Statistical analysis: Sagiv, Thurston, and Bellinger. Obtained funding: Sagiv and Korrick. Administrative, technical, and material support: Amarasiriwardena. Study supervision: Bellinger and Korrick.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by grants P42 ES05947, P42 ES016454, R01 ES014864, and R03 ES016604 from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health.
Additional Contributions: Cristina Kehoe, BA, and Wendy Atkinson, MEd, provided data collection; Diane Sredl, MPH, MS, Changzhong Chen, MD, Catrina Crociani, MPH, and Elizabeth Keller, MPH, provided database management and programming; Debbie Raposo, BSN, and the Labor and Delivery staff at St Luke's Hospital provided support on data collection; and Nick Lupoli, BA, conducted the mercury analyses.