Publications

Publications

The following publication describes the methods of PRESTO. It explains how we recruit participants and why filling out your follow-up surveys is crucial for the validity of our results:

Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Stanford JB, Wesselink AK, McKinnon C, Gruschow SM, Horgan CE, Wiley AS, Hahn KA, Sørensen HT, Hatch EE. Design and Conduct of an Internet-Based Preconception Cohort Study in North America: Pregnancy Study Online. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2015;24:360-71.

These publications report results investigating lifestyle, dietary intake, and fertility in PRESTO (ordered by date of publication):

Harlow AF, Zheng A, Nordberg J, Hatch EE, Ransbotham S, Wise LA. A qualitative study of factors influencing male participation in fertility research. Reprod Health. 2020 Nov 23.

Yland JJ, Bresnick KA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Sorensen HT, Huybrechts KF, Wise LA. Pregravid contraceptive use and fecundability: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2020 Nov 11.

Stanford JB, Willis SK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Fecundability in relation to use of mobile computing apps to track the menstrual cycle. Hum Reprod. 2020 Sep 10.

Haviland MJ, Nillni YI, Fox MP, Savitz DA, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Hacker MR, Wang TR, Wise LA. Psychotropic medication use during pregnancy and gestational age at delivery. Ann Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 21.

Wise LA, Wang TR, Willis SK, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Hatch EE. Effect of a Home Pregnancy Test Intervention on Cohort Retention and Pregnancy Detection: A Randomized Trial. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 Aug 1.

Wise LA, Willis SK, Mikkelsen EM, Wesselink AK, Sorensen HT, Rothman KJ, Tucker KL, Trolle E, Vinceti M, Hatch EE. The Association between Seafood Intake and Fecundability: Analysis from Two Prospective Studies. Nutrients. 2020 Jul 29.

Willis SK, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Ahrens KA, Wise LA. Post-partum interval and time to pregnancy in a prospective preconception cohort. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 23.

Schrager NL, Wesselink AK, Wang TR, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Boynton-Jarrett RD, Wise LA. Association of income and education with fecundability in a North American preconception cohort. Ann Epidemiol. 2020 Jul 15.

Crowe HM, Wise LA, Wesselink AK, et al. Association of Asthma Diagnosis and Medication Use with Fecundability: A Prospective Cohort Study. Clin Epidemiol. 2020;12:579-587. 2020 Jun 8.

Wesselink AK, Bresnick KA, Hatch, EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Wang TR, Huybrechts KF, Wise LA. Male Use of Pain Medication and Fecundability. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 Jun 3.

Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Weuve J, Murray EJ, Wang TR, Mikkelsen EM, Sorensen HT, Rothman KJ. Changes in behavior with increasing pregnancy attempt time: a prospective cohort study. Epidemiology. 2020 May 28.

Orta OR, Hatch EE, Regan AK, Perkins R, Wesselink AK, Willis SK, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. A prospective study of influenza vaccination and time to pregnancy. Vaccine. 2020 May 11.

Harlow AF, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. E-cigarettes and Fecundability: Results from a Prospective Preconception Cohort Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 May 7.

Høyer S, Riis AH, Toft G, Wise LA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Mikkelsen EM. Male alcohol consumption and fecundability. Hum Reprod. 2020 Mar 10.

Wesselink AK, Wise LA, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Riis AH, McKinnon CJ, Rothman KJ. Seasonal patterns in fecundability in North America and Denmark: a preconception cohort study. Hum Reprod. 2020 Jan 31.

Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Trolle E, Willis SK, McCann SE, Valsta L, Lundqvist A, Tucker KL, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Dietary phytoestrogen intakes of adult women are not strongly related to fecundability in 2 preconception cohort studies. J Nutr. 2020 Jan 14.

Willis SK, Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Tucker KL, Trolle E, Hatch EE. Glycemic load, dietary fiber, and added sugar and fecundability in 2 preconception cohorts. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Jan 4.

Wise LA, Willis SK, Perkins RB, Wesselink AK, Klann A, Crowe HM, Hahn KA, Mikkelsen EM, Hatch EE. A prospective study of treatments for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and fecundability. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Dec 27.

Sommer GJ, Wang TR, Epperson JG, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Fredriksen LL, Schaff UY, Behr B, Eisenberg ML, Wise LA. At-home sperm testing for epidemiologic studies: Evaluation of the Trak male fertility testing system in an internet-based preconception cohort. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2019 Dec 15.

Stanford JB, Willis SK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Fecundability in relation to use of fertility awareness indicators in a North American preconception cohort study. Fertil Steril. 2019 Nov;112(5):892-899.

Harville EW, Mishra GD, Yeung E, Mumford SL, Schisterman EF, Jukic AM, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Jiang H, Ehrenthal DB, Porucznik CA, Stanford JB, Wen SW, Harvey A, Symons Downs D, Yajnik C, Santillan D, Santillan M, McElrath TF, Woo JG, Urbina EM, Chavarro JE, Sotres-Alvarez D, Bazzano L, Zhang J, Steiner A, Gunderson EP, Wise LA. The Preconception Period analysis of Risks and Exposures Influencing health and Development (PrePARED) consortium. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2019 Nov;33(6):490-502.

Willis SK, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Wise LA. Female sleep patterns, shift work, and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort study. Fertil Steril. 2019;111(6):1201-1210.e1.

Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Aschengrau A, Wise LA. Prospective study of cigarette smoking and fecundability. Hum Reprod. 2018 Dec 21.

Nillni YI, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Gradus JL, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Mental health, psychotropic medication use, and menstrual cycle characteristics. Clin Epidemiol. 2018;10:1073-82.

Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Weuve JL, Aschengrau A, Song RJ, Wise LA. Perceived Stress and Fecundability: A Preconception Cohort Study of North American Couples. Am J Epidemiol. 2018.

Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Sorensen HT, McKinnon CJ, Hatch EE. Male sleep duration and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort study. Fertil Steril. 2018;109:453-459.

McInerney KA, Hahn KA, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Steiner AZ, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Snerum TM, Wise LA. Lubricant use during intercourse and time-to-pregnancy: A prospective cohort study. BJOG. 2018.

Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Hahn KA, Michiel JJ, Mikkelsen EM, Sorensen HT, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Intake of Sugar-sweetened Beverages and Fecundability in a North American Preconception Cohort. Epidemiology. 2018.

Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Mahalingaiah S. Marijuana use and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018;72:208-215.

McInerney KA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Perkins RB, Wise LA. The Effect of Vaccination Against Human Papillomavirus on Fecundability. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017;31:531-536.

Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Wise LA. Age and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017;217;667-682.

Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Tucker KL, Saklani S, Mikkelsen EM, Cueto H, Riis AH, Trolle E, McKinnon CJ, Hahn KA, Rothman KJ, Toft Sørensen H, Hatch EE. Dietary fat intake and fecundability in two preconception cohort studies. Am J Epidemiol. 2017;187:60-74.

Wise LA, Wesselink AK, Mikkelsen EM, Cueto H, Hahn KA, Rothman KJ, Tucker KL, Sørensen HT, Hatch EE. Dairy intake and fecundability in 2 preconception cohort studies. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;105:100-110.

McInerney KA, Hatch EE, Wesselink AK, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Wise LA. Preconception use of pain-relievers and time-to-pregnancy: a prospective cohort study. Hum Reprod. 2016;32:103-111.

Wesselink AK, Wise LA, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Stanford JB, McKinnon CJ, Mahalingaiah S. Menstrual cycle characteristics and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort. Ann Epidemiol. 2016;26:482-487.

Nillni YI, Wesselink AK, Gradus JL, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Wise LA. Depression, anxiety, and psychotropic medication use and fecundability. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016;215:453.e1-8.

McKinnon CJ, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Wesselink AK, Hahn KA, Wise LA. Body mass index, physical activity and fecundability in a North American preconception cohort study. Fertil Steril. 2016;106:451-9.

Wesselink AK, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Hahn KA, Mikkelsen EM, Mahalingaiah S, Hatch EE. Caffeine and caffeinated beverage consumption and fecundability in a preconception cohort. Reprod Toxicol. 2016;62:39-45.

The following publications are based on our Danish study, conducted by the same set of investigators (ordered alphabetically and by year of publication):

Christensen T, Riis AH, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Nielsen MG, Rothman KJ, Toft Sørensen H, Mikkelsen EM. Costs and Efficiency of Online and Offline Recruitment Methods: A Web-Based Cohort Study. J Med Internet Res. 2017 1;19:e58.

Cueto HT, Riis AH, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Mikkelsen EM. Folic acid supplement use and menstrual cycle characteristics: a cross-sectional study of Danish pregnancy planners. Ann Epidemiol. 2015;25:723-9.

Cueto HT, Riis AH, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Mikkelsen EM. Folic acid supplementation and fecundability: a Danish prospective cohort study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2015;70:66-71.

Cueto HT, Riis AH, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM. Predictors of preconceptional folic acid or multivitamin supplement use: a cross-sectional study of Danish pregnancy planners. Clin Epidemiol. 2012;4:259-65.

Hahn KA, Wesselink AK, Wise LA, et al. Iron Consumption Is Not Consistently Associated with Fecundability among North American and Danish Pregnancy Planners. J Nutr. 2019.

Hahn KA, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Brogly SB, Sørensen HT, Riis AH, Wise LA. History of oral contraceptive use and risk of spontaneous abortion. Ann Epidemiol. 2015;25:936-41.

Hahn KA, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Brogly SB, Sørensen HT, Riis AH, Hatch EE. Caffeine and caffeinated beverage consumption and risk of spontaneous abortion. Hum Reprod. 2015;30:1246-55.

Hahn KA, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Brogly SB, Sørensen HT, Riis AH, Wise LA. Body size and risk of spontaneous abortion among danish pregnancy planners. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2014;28:412-23.

Hahn KA, Wise LA, Riis AH, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Rothman KJ, Banholzer K, Hatch EE. Correlates of menstrual cycle characteristics among Danish women. Clin Epidemiol. 2013;5;311-319.

Hatch EE, Hahn KA, Wise LA, Mikkelsen EM, Kumar R, Fox MP, Brooks DR, Riis AH, Sorensen HT, Rothman KJ. Evaluation of Selection Bias in an Internet-based Study of Pregnancy Planners. Epidemiology. 2016;27:98-104.

Hatch EE, Hahn KA, Mikkelsen EM, Riis AH, Sorensen HT, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Pre-gravid oral contraceptive use in relation to birth weight: a prospective cohort study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2015;30:1199-208.

Hatch EE, Wise LA, Mikkelsen EM, Christensen T, Riis AH, Sørensen HT, Rothman KJ. Caffeinated beverage and soda consumption and time to pregnancy. Epidemiology. 2012;23:393-401.

Huybrechts KF, Mikkelsen EM, Christensen T, Riis AH, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Sørensen HT, Rothman KJ. A successful implementation of e-epidemiology: the Danish pregnancy planning study ‘Snart-Gravid’. Eur J Epidemiol. 2010;25:297-304.

Knudsen VK, Hatch EE, Cueto H, Tucker KL, Wise LA, Christensen T, Mikkelsen EM. Relative validity of a semi-quantitative, web-based FFQ used in the ‘Snart Forældre’ cohort – a Danish study of diet and fertility. Public Health Nutr. 2016;19:1027-34.

Mikkelsen EM, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Riis A, Sørensen HT. Cohort profile: the Danish Web-based Pregnancy Planning Study–‘Snart-Gravid’. Int J Epidemiol. 2009;38:938-43.

Mikkelsen EM, Riis AH, Wise LA, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Toft Sørensen H. Pre-gravid oral contraceptive use and time to pregnancy: a Danish prospective cohort study. Hum Reprod. 2013;28:1398-405.

Mikkelsen EM, Riis AH, Wise LA, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Cueto HT, Sørensen HT. Alcohol consumption and fecundability: prospective Danish cohort study. BMJ. 2016;31;354:i4262.

Radin RG, Rothman KJ, Hatch EE, Mikkelsen EM, Sorensen HT, Riis AH, Fox MP, Wise LA. Maternal Recall Error in Retrospectively Reported Time-to-Pregnancy: an Assessment and Bias Analysis. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2015;29:576-88.

Radin RG, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Riis AH, Wise LA. Active and passive smoking and fecundability in Danish pregnancy planners. Fertil Steril. 2014;102:183-191.

Rosofsky A, Janulewicz P, Thayer KA, McClean M, Wise LA, Calafat AM, Mikkelsen EM, Taylor KW, Hatch EE. Exposure to multiple chemicals in a cohort of reproductive-aged Danish women. Environ Res. 2017;154:73-85.

Rothman KJ, Wise LA, Sørensen HT, Riis AH, Mikkelsen EM, Hatch EE. Volitional determinants and age-related decline in fecundability: a general population prospective cohort study in Denmark. Fertil Steril. 2013;99:1958-64.

Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Riis A, Sørensen HT, Wise LA, Hatch EE. Randomized trial of questionnaire length. Epidemiology. 2009;20:154.

Wildenschild C, Riis AH, Ehrenstein V, et al. Fecundability among Danish women with a history of miscarriage: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2019;9(1):e023996.

Wildenschild C, Riis AH, Ehrenstein V, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Mikkelsen EM. A prospective cohort study of a woman’s own gestational age and her fecundability. Hum Reprod. 2015;30:947-56.

Wildenschild C, Riis AH, Ehrenstein V, Heitmann BL, Hatch EE, Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Sørensen HT, Mikkelsen EM. Weight at birth and subsequent fecundability: a prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2014;15;9:e95257.

Wise LA, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Rothman KJ, Hahn KA, Riis AH, Hatch EE. Prospective study of time to pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes. Fertil Steril. 2015;103:1065-1073.

Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Riis AH, Hatch EE. A prospective cohort study of physical activity and time to pregnancy. Fertil Steril. 2012;97:1136-42.e1-4.

Wise LA, Mikkelsen EM, Rothman KJ, Riis AH, Sørensen HT, Huybrechts KF, Hatch EE. A prospective cohort study of menstrual characteristics and time to pregnancy. Am J Epidemiol. 2011;174:701-9.

Wise LA, Rothman KJ, Mikkelsen EM, Sørensen HT, Riis A, Hatch EE. An internet-based prospective study of body size and time-to-pregnancy. Hum Reprod. 2010 Jan;25(1):253-64.

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