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    Too Much Pregnancy Weight Gain Hurts Child's Heart
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    Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Heart Risk at Age 9 Linked to Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain.

    A study suggests that women who gained more than the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy had fatter children who were much more likely to develop heart disease risk factors by age nine.

    Why It Matters: We recently reported on how gaining too much weight during pregnancy caused women to have overweight children, and this study takes it a step further.


    Read full article here...
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