News tagged with obese mothers

Human breast milk microbiome changes over time

(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 ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Inflammation may link obesity and adverse pregnancy outcomes

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 ...

Jan 10, 2012
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Lose body weight before gaining baby weight

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 ...

Apr 12, 2012
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Low-income moms under stress may overfeed infants

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 ...

Apr 29, 2012
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