Pregnancy weight gain tilts the scales for child becoming obese

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Pregnancy weight gain tilts the scales for child becoming obese
Pregnancy weight gain tilts the scales for child becoming obese
Unhealthy weight gain in pregnancy has been linked with infant size and body composition but until now little was known about its long-term association with childhood obesity among low-income and multi-ethnic youth. The researchers determined that excessive pregnancy weight gain was associated with greater overall and abdominal body fat in children and obesity at age seven.
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