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Future obesity may be predicted at 3.5 years of age
Date:11/13/2011

iddle childhood, more than 50 per cent of them were obese according to international criteria." Researchers found two factors that may explain this: the mothers' weight around the time they gave birth and whether the mothers smoked. A child with a mother who was overweight or who smoked during pregnancy was significantly more likely to be in the high-rising group. These two factors were found to be much more important than the other criteria that were studied, such as the child's birth weight.

The risk factors identified here represent increased probabilities of becoming overweight, not direct causes. More research will be required to determine how these early-life factors and others are correlated with childhood obesity. "Our research adds to the growing evidence that the perinatal environment has an important influence on later obesity," Pryor said. "This points to the need for early interventions with at-risk families in order to prevent the development of childhood weight problems and the intergenerational transmission of ill health. I would like to conduct further studies to find out what happens to these kids once they reach adolescence, and I hope that my research will help in the development of strategies to combat this serious public health issue."


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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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514-343-7593
University of Montreal
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