News tagged with obese mothers

Baby's obesity risk: What's the mother's influence?

Aspiring moms may be advised to achieve a healthy weight before they become pregnant, and to gain only the recommended amount of weight during their pregnancy. Now ongoing studies by Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded ...

Mar 15, 2010
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Many women add too many pounds during pregnancy

(AP) -- Eating for two? New guidelines are setting how much weight women should gain during pregnancy - surprisingly little if they're already overweight or obese when they conceive.

May 28, 2009
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Obese moms, asthmatic kids

Babies born to obese mothers may have an increased risk of asthma, according to data from a new study to be presented on May 19 at the 105th International Conference of the American Thoracic Society in San Diego.

May 19, 2009
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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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