Moms' excess pregnancy weight linked to kids' obesity

March 27, 2015 2:58 PM

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Moms' excess pregnancy weight linked to kids' obesity

Mothers who are overweight before pregnancy and those who gain too much while pregnant are more likely to have obese seven-year-olds, researchers say.

Their study, conducted from 1998 to 2013, focused on African-American and Dominican mothers from low-income neighborhoods in New York City.

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