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Obeisity - a risk to the unborn

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posted on Jul, 19 2004 @ 07:29 AM
There is now evidence that obeisity in pregnancy can cause developmental problems in cardiac & renal systems.

Spanish doctors found it was one of the most decisive factors in the development of heart, kidney and urinary tract defects.

Women should be aware of the dangers of being overweight, they say.

From this article here

Yet another reason for us to watch our weight.

Doctors recommend losing weight before becomming pregnant. They do, however, warn prospective mums not to go on a crash diet, as that could also have negative effects on both mum & the baby.

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