News tagged with obese mothers

Maternal obesity puts infants at risk

Babies born to obese mothers are at risk for iron deficiency, which could affect infant brain development, according to a study to be presented Saturday, April 30, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting ...

Apr 30, 2011
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Risk of disease partially set in womb, scientists say

Pregnant women sacrifice many of life's simple pleasures - caffeine, sushi, a glass of wine - in the hope that their baby will be born healthy. But according to a provocative new field of research, what happens during pregnancy ...

Nov 23, 2011
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Chaotic Households Contribute to Mothers' Obesity

Putting food on the table, struggling with unemployment and meeting the relentless needs of young children all contribute to household stress. Now, a new study finds that these pressures also increase the possibility that ...

Feb 06, 2009
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Mother's BMI linked to fatter babies

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 Imperial ...

Aug 19, 2011
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