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Pregnancy and obesity - News

Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition
Fatty liver more common in children of mothers with obesity
Diet and lifestyle during pregnancy linked to modifications in infants' DNA
Maternal obesity linked to ADHD and behavioral problems in children, study suggests
23 December 2019 - Science Daily - Moms' obesity in pregnancy is linked to lag in sons' development and IQ
12 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin B12 deficiency linked to obesity during pregnancy
3 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - High lead levels during pregnancy linked to child obesity, study suggests
26 August 2019 - Science Daily - From cradle to grave: Postnatal overnutrition linked to aging
1 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Hospital study shows in just a decade, proportion of pregnant women with obesity has doubled
Systematic review shows child overweight or obesity risk is more than trebled by maternal obesity prior to pregnancy
10 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Breast milk analyses show new opportunities for reducing risk of childhood obesity
22 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Clinical trial: Prenatal DHA prevents blood-pressure increase from obesity during childhood
1 October 2018 - The Scientist - Maternal Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Autism in Children
9 August 2018 - MD Edge - Maternal obesity plus diabetes lead to psychiatric disorders in offspring
19 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - How maternal diet could change the infant gut microbiome
9 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - To reduce your risk of obesity, it helps to have a mom who follows five healthy habits
5 June 2018 - MedicalXpress - 1 in 3 women experience 'loss of control' eating in pregnancy
4 June 2018 - The Conversation - Mothers who eat oily fish could boost their child’s gut health – but only if it’s a boy
17 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parental diet before conception affects child's health
17 January 2018 - Nutraingredients - Probiotics in pregnancy could protect against against childhood obesity
Children born to obese, overweight mothers may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems, study finds
22 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - What babies eat – before and just after birth – can impact them for life, says new book
28 August 2017 - Science Daily - Early weight gain in pregnancy correlates with childhood obesity, first study of its size shows
3 August 2017 - Nutraingredients - The case of the vanishing microbiota: Gut bugs powerless to halt disease rampage
13 July 2017 - Science Daily - Maternal obesity during pregnancy may be linked to behavioral problems in boys
15 June 2017 - MedicalXpress - Mother's obesity boosts risk for major birth defects: study
7 June 2017 - The Guardian - Global study finds 75% of pregnant women don't have healthy weight gain
7 June 2017 - Science Daily - Pregnancy diet high in refined grains could increase kids' obesity by age seven
6 June 2017 - MedicalXpress - Drinking diet beverages during pregnancy linked to child obesity, study suggests
5 May 2017 - The Conversation - Does spoon-feeding really make babies overweight?
30 November 2016 - Nature.com - A new global research agenda for food
17 October 2016 - MedicalXpress - Mother's BMI may affect the biological age of newborn babies
13 October 2016 - Mail Online - How fat mothers are harming their babies: Those born to obese parents 'risk heart attacks, diabetes and asthma in later life'
16 May 2016 - Food Navigator - Imprinting obesity: Mum's metabolic health may have lasting impact on baby
12 May 2016 - FoodNavigator - Artificial sweeteners linked to overweight babies
02 May 2016 - Science Daily - Supplement given during first year of life critical for muscle-mass development
02 March 2016 - The Telegraph - Half of pregnant women attending their first maternity appointment are overweight or obese
24 Nov 2015 - FAB Research - Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
Early Exposure to Antibiotics Linked With Obesity
24 April 2015 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3-supplemented formula leads to bigger children: Study
08 April 2015 - MNT - Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
20 February 2015 - Foodnavigator - WHO unveils nutrient profiling to restrict marketing to kids
03 February 2015 - Medical News Today - A combination of early-life risk factors 'could quadruple the risk of childhood obesity'
02 February 2015 - American Academy of Pediatrics - Many Pre-Packaged Toddler Meals and Snack Foods Contain Too Much Salt or Sugar
30 December 2014 - MNT - Year of birth has an influence on genetic risk for obesity, study finds
24 December 2014 - MedicalXpress - High-fat diet, obesity during pregnancy harms stem cells in developing fetus
29 October 2014 - The Conversation - Mom's prenatal hardship turns baby's genes on and off
22 September 2014 - The Conversation - Hard Evidence: what do primary school children need to eat?
22 July 2014 - The Conversation - You are what you eat: how diet affects mental well-being
25 Jan 2014 - BBC News - Pregnant mother's fatty diet may alter baby's brain