Obstetrics & gynaecology

Grandchild's stillbirth risk linked to grandma's weight

Research has shown that pregnant women with a body mass index of 30 or higher face a greater chance of experiencing a stillbirth compared to pregnant women with a normal BMI. Now, a new University of Michigan study finds ...

Diabetes

Obesity and diabetes in pregnancy: Consequences in offspring

Research involving pediatricians from the Hospital General de Valencia has shown that the children of women who were obese or had diabetes during pregnancy developed certain epigenetic alterations that predisposed them to ...

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