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A new population-based observational cohort study involving more than 1.2 million live births highlights the increased risk of congenital anomalies with increasing degrees of maternal overweight and obesity. However, by only considering data on live-born infants, the full impact of maternal overweight and obesity on this aspect of reproductive and child health is underestimated.
Original Article: Obesity: Maternal obesity and congenital anomalies — risk and diagnosisNEXT ARTICLE
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