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Mothers' Pre-Pregnancy Weight Tied to Kids' IQ, Study Says
Date:12/12/2012

to pregnancy as healthy as possible -- which includes being neither substantially overweight nor underweight.

Basatemur said his study results should be interpreted alongside existing weight recommendations. "The association observed in our study may be a further reason to follow this advice, and reinforce the need ... to reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity in women of childbearing age," he said.

Obesity can make it more difficult to get pregnant, and it raises the odds of certain health problems for expectant mothers, such as pregnancy-related diabetes and high blood pressure. Obesity also has been linked to higher-than-normal risks of miscarriage, stillbirth and birth defects.

Van Lieshout agreed that "there are absolutely reasons" to strive for a healthy weight before pregnancy. "We just don't know if this is one of them," he said.

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Learn more about having a healthy pregnancy from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

SOURCES: Ryan Van Lieshout, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor, psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario; Andrea Vazzana, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor, child and adolescent psychiatry, Child Study Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City; Emre Basatemur, academic clinical fellow, general and adolescent pediatrics unit, University College London Institute of Child Health, England; January 2013, Pediatrics


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