We thank you for your support of the Study. Please continue to check this new website to keep up with study findings! https://www.albany.edu/sph/upstate-kids.


Upstate KIDS in the News!

We wanted to share a recent Upstate KIDS paper published in the journal Pediatrics that was featured by the National Institutes of Health and CNN Health News. In it we found that both moms’ and dads’ weight may matter for kids’ development. Thanks for your ongoing support of the study! Without the generous time you spend on our questionnaires, we would not be making such great progress in learning about child health!



The Upstate KIDS study is led by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, one of the National Institutes of Health, of the US Department of Health and Human Service. This project is in collaboration with the New York State Department of Health and the University at Albany. The Upstate KIDS Study tracks the growth, motor, and social development of children given the increasing use of infertility treatment, occurrence of maternal obesity and pregnancy complications, and rising maternal age at birth. From 2008 to 2010, over 5000 mothers and their 6000 children born from the 57 counties of New York State (exclusive of New York City) joined this important study!

Upstate KIDS Follow-Up Study Team, see our staff site for more info.