Excessive early pregnancy weight gain results in heavier babies

07/18/2013 | Business Standard (India)

Healthy expectant mothers who gained excess weight in the first half of pregnancy were more than twice as likely to deliver larger and fatter babies than those who did not, a study in Obstetrics and Gynecology indicated. "Expectant mothers and health professionals need to be aware of pregnancy weight-gain guidelines and follow them to build a foundation for a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby," said lead author Margie Davenport.

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