Children who climb in bed with parents have reduced obesity risk

Children who never slept in their parents' bed during the night were three times more likely to be overweight than those who regularly did so, a Danish study found. Researchers said it's possible that parents who let their children sleep with them offer more emotional support that may help prevent childhood obesity. The study, based on 645 children predisposed to obesity, was presented at the European Congress on Obesity.

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