Obese Mothers Risk Spina Bifida

Source: BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk

Publication Type: News Story

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Year of Publication: 2009

In a Nutshell: Mothers-to-be who are obese increase their odds of having a baby with abnormalities including spina bifida, researchers say. Up to a fifth of pregnant mothers in the UK are classed as obese. Leading clinicians said the government should be focusing their anti-obesity campaigns on women of child bearing age.

Length of Publication: One Page


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