High Birthweight Ups Obesity Risk in Early Childhood | Medpage Today

For some children, obesity risk may begin at birth, if not in utero, a longitudinal cohort study suggests.Children with higher-than-average weight at birth had greater odds of being obese in kindergarten through second grade, compared with children of normal birthweight, said Mark DeBoer, MD, of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and colleagues

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