Table 2

Associations of maternal antenatal fasting blood glucose concentrations with volume and FA of the neonatal amygdala in offspring born to non-obese women

All participantsNUnadjusted β (95% CI)Adjusted β* (95% CI)
Left amygdala FA89−0.007 (−0.016 to 0.003)−0.005 (−0.018 to 0.007)
Right amygdala FA89−0.023 (−0.037 to −0.009)−0.019 (−0.036 to −0.003)
Left amygdala volume (mm3)1239.68 (−4.93 to 24.29)5.48 (−12.69 to 23.64)
Right amygdala volume (mm3)1233.59 (−11.24 to 18.42)3.36 (−14.96 to 21.70)
  • Data presented as unstandardized β (95% CI).

  • *Adjusted for postconceptual age at MRI, ethnicity, sex of child, maternal age, maternal education, 26 weeks Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale score, total brain volume and maternal Body Mass Index at 26 weeks.

  • FA, fractional anisotropy.