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Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Bigger Babies
Being obese during pregnancy may raise the likelihood of your infant being apparently bigger, according to a new study.
Pregnancy Problems Tied to Bigger Babies
Obesity during pregnancy and gestational diabetes may be tied to overly large babies at six months' pregnancy, a new study found.
A Weighty Matter for Those Wanting to Get Pregnant
Losing weight may need to be a priority for heavier women who are thinking about getting pregnant.
Risks and Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery Before Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an exciting time, but many women have a few anxious moments. Women who have had weight loss surgery may have more anxious moments than others. Some of those moments, however, may not be warranted.
Quit Smoking for Your Kids' Health
Almost any parent would like to help his or her children be healthier. For those parents or future parents who smoke, here's another reason to quit.
Tot Meals Not as Healthy as They Seem
Few children say no to sweets and salty snacks. However, a healthy diet early in life may set kids on a path to good health.
Mother’s Iron Level Tied to Child’s Autism Risk
Iron deficiency has been associated with autism in past studies, such as one published in Pediatrics in 2012. And children of mothers who have too little iron during pregnancy may also have a higher risk of getting this condition.
Weight May Trigger Asthma in Kids
There’s an established and complex link between asthma and obesity. But which one comes first in children?