Research Highlights

Study from the Tommy’s Centre for Maternal and Fetal Health shows that children of obese mothers face risk of early death.

A study from the MRC CRH and CCVS has shown that children born to obese mothers are more likely to die early as adults than those whose mothers were a normal weight.

The study published in the BMJ shows that the offspring of obese mothers are one-third more likely to die before the age of 55, mainly as a result of heart disease, researchers found.

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