Overweight Mothers Give Birth to Biologically “Older” Babies

Oct 19, 2016 at 10:36 am |
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This is actually pretty alarming!

Women who are overweight while pregnant are more likely to have babies who are biologically “older” than those born to women of a healthy weight, a new study suggests.

This could put the babies at a higher risk of developing chronic diseases later in life, and may reduce their life expectancy.

OK, so what does “older” mean?!

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A new study says that if you’re overweight during pregnancy, you’re likely going to give birth to an “older” baby.

Fascinating and honestly, a little scary... what does it mean?
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