Obese mothers have babies with more belly fat, study finds

June 24, 2014 9:25 PM

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Babies of obese mothers tend to be born with more fat, especially around their middles, than babies with leaner mothers, according to a new study.

“There are differences in body composition, already at birth between obese women’s babies and normal weight women’s babies,” Emma Carlsen told Reuters Health in an email.

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