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July 23rd, 2010, 09:03 AM
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Babies born to women who are overweight or obese are more likely to be delivered prematurely, and the heavier the mother's weight, the greater the risk, a study shows.
Obesity May Increase Risk of Preterm Birth
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July 23rd, 2010, 06:10 PM
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I read somewhere once that obesity can also increase the chances of going past due...
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July 24th, 2010, 05:14 AM
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I read somewhere once that obesity can also increase the chances of going past due...
Yeh, I read this too. I couldn't find a link to it though. The studies seem to be coming to opposite conclusions which makes me wonder which is accurate.
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I don't think they really know. lol
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