Too much pregnancy weight increases risk of heavy baby

10/31/2008 | Reuters

A study of more than 40,000 U.S. women and their infants found that gaining more than 40 pounds during pregnancy almost doubles the risk of delivering a baby that weighs 9 pounds or more. Heavy babies are programmed to become overweight or obese later in life, the lead researcher said.

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