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Does a mother's pre-pregnancy weight determine her child's metabolism?

10:00 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

The link between a mother's body mass index (BMI) before pregnancy and the metabolic traits of her children is likely mediated by shared genetics and familial lifestyle rather than effects on the fetus during gestation, according to study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Debbie Lawlor of the University of Bristol, UK, and colleagues.

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