Moms-to-be who gain too much weight early into their pregnancy are nearly three times as likely to give birth to bigger and fatter babies who are at higher risk of obesity as kids and adults, warns Margie Davenport, University of Alberta Researcher.
Sarah O’Hara, a new mom and registered dietitian who knows the dangers of gaining too much weight too quickly, talks about what she did to help keep her weight gain within recommended guidelines.
- Read Weight gain early in pregnancy means bigger, fatter babies, by Bryan Alary, University of Alberta, 16 July 2013.
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