News tagged with obese mothers
(HealthDay)—The microbiome of breast milk is influenced by many factors, including maternal weight and how the baby was delivered, according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nu ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A father's obesity is one factor that may influence his children's health and potentially raise their risk for diseases like cancer, according to new research from Duke Medicine.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many babies spend almost three hours in front of the TV each day, a new study finds, especially if their mothers are obese and TV addicts themselves, or if the babies are fussy or active.
Pediatrics Jan 07, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Women who are obese at the start of their pregnancy may be passing on insufficient levels of vitamin D to their babies, according to a new Northwestern Medicine® study.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A number of different immunological mechanisms ensure the successful establishment and maintenance of pregnancy. Imbalance in these mechanisms is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. In a review published in Advances in ...
Health Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new University of Illinois study contains a warning for obese women who are planning pregnancies. Even if they eat a healthy diet when they are pregnant, their babies will develop in an unhealthy environment that places ...
Health Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Efforts to prevent obesity among low-income infants should focus not only on what babies are being fed but also the reasons behind unhealthy feeding practices, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Carrying too much weight during pregnancy can place both mother and child at risk but new research from the University of Sydney has discovered that one type of fat is riskier than another ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to cooking, grocery shopping and playing with children, American moms with full-time jobs spend roughly three-and-half fewer hours per day on these and other chores related to their children's diet and exercise ...
Health Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The fact that excess weight during pregnancy has negative consequences is not new information. A new study now concludes that the children of mothers obese before falling pregnant are four times more likely ...
Pediatrics Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Pregnant women who are overweight or obese can encounter a host of health complications. The added weight also appears to affect how their children grow and develop, at least initially.
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Childhood obesity is on the rise in China, and children and parents there tend to underestimate body weight, according to Penn State health policy researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A growing number of studies imply that children born to obese mothers face health problems stemming from the womb.
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Illinois researchers have developed a model that uses neonatal piglets for studying infant brain development and its effect on learning and memory. To determine if the model is nutrient-sensitive, they have ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Babies of mothers with a higher pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) are fatter and have more fat in their liver, a study published in September's issue of the journal Pediatric Research has found. The researchers from Imperi ...
Health Aug 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |