Researchers from the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) found that the risk of wheezing during a baby’s first 14 months of life is four times greater if their mothers were obesity compared to children of mothers with normal weight. The study, which was published in the Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology analyzed data of more than 1,107 mother and child pairs from the INMA project, a Spanish study on infancy and environment. The results showed an association between maternal obesity and wheezing regardless of the child’s weight and other factors such as the mother’s age, education, and health habits. […]Continue reading Maternal Obesity Increases Risk of Childhood Asthma
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