Study ties heavier babies to pre-pregnancy obesity

06/18/2014 | DailyRx.com

Pre-pregnancy obesity was associated with a higher birth weight and fat mass in newborns, according to a study published in the journal Acta Paediatrica. Compared with babies of normal-weight mothers, infants born to obese mothers were about 0.4 pounds heavier at birth and had an average of 3.6 ounces more fat mass.

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