Early weight gain in pregnancy correlates with childhood obesity, first study of its size shows
Weight gain in early pregnancy has the greatest impact on infant size at birth, according to a new study published today in Obesity. The study is the largest ever analysis of the effect that weight gain in early pregnancy has on infant size.
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Leanne M. Redman et al. Early Pregnancy Weight Gain Exerts the Strongest Effect on Birth Weight, Posing a Critical Time to Prevent Childhood Obesity. Obesity, August 2017 - Website