It's not just the overly large infants of diabetic or obese moms who will have a propensity to be obese. A new study suggests that even babies born at normal weights could be at risk of being overweight or obese by age 10 if their moms gained too much weight, or had higher than normal blood glucose during pregnancy.
pregnancy weight gain
According to the Institute of Medicine guidelines published in 2009, obese women those women with a BMI of 30 or greater should gain no more than five to nine kilograms (about 10-20 lbs) when pregnant. A new study, published in the journal Obesity, found that obese women who were part of a weight management