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Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Gaining weight during pregnancy affect kids

Pregnant women are advised to watch their weight to prevent any risks especially for children. I know how hard it is to deprive ourselves with the food we want but this is for our own good and for our babies as well. I admit I am hardheaded sometimes...

Here's an excerpt from the article I read...

The standard advice for how much weight a woman should gain during pregnancy may need to changed, concludes a rigorous and provocative study suggesting that even accepted weight gains may raise the risk of having an overweight toddler.

Women in the study who gained the recommended amount of weight ran four times the risk of having a child who was overweight at age 3, compared to women who gained less than the advised amount.
read full article here


Norm said...

congrats in advance sis....ganda ng music mo, take care..


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