Latest Maternal obesity Stories
In a study to be presented on February 15 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, California, researchers from Tufts Medical Center will present findings showing the effects of maternal obesity on a fetus, specifically in the development of the brain.
Currently more than 10% of preschoolers in the U.S. are obese and effective strategies that target pregnancy, infancy, and toddlers are urgently needed to stop the progression of the childhood obesity epidemic, as proposed in an article in Childhood Obesity, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.
That overweight during pregnancy can lead to overweight children and adolescents has been known for some time.
Kids can be really mean – especially to other kids – and school-yard bullying can have serious immediate and long-term effects.
A new University of Illinois study contains a warning for obese women who are planning pregnancies.
With an alarming number of obese individuals today, a study was conducted that focuses especially on obese mothers and the risks their children could face.
A study published in the journal Obesity reveals that parents of obese children can lead by example in regards to a child’s weight loss.
Maternal obesity may contribute to cognitive impairment in extremely premature babies.
Collaborative research from the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition and the University of Liverpool has shown that pregnant women who own dogs are more physically active than those who don't.
The study of more than 11,000 pregnant women, in partnership with Mars Petcare, showed that those who owned dogs were approximately 50% more likely to achieve the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day through high levels of brisk walking than those without dogs.
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