Pregnant women who were overweight children are at increased risk of developing hypertensive disorders
(European Association for the Study of Obesity) A study of nearly 50,000 women in Denmark, presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity in in Glasgow, Scotland (April 28-May 1), reveals that those with overweight or obesity in childhood were more likely to develop hypertensive disorders during pregnancy than women of normal weight in childhood.
Conditions: Obesity Complicating Childbirth; Obesity; Labor Onset and Length Abnormalities; Pregnancy, High Risk; Cesarean Section Complications Interventions: Procedure: Caesarean section; Procedure: Induction of Labour Sponsors: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Not yet recruiting
Meta-analysis of 79 studies found maternal pre-pregnancy obesity was significantly linked to child obesity (OR 3.64, 95% CI 2.68 –4.95; n = 88,872), child overweight/obesity combined (2.69, 2.10–3.46; n =181,800), and child overweight (OR 1.80, 1.25–2.59; n = 53,238).
Breast-fed milk may nourish a baby ’s microbiome in ways that bottled breast milk can’t.
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) In the first study of its kind, LSU Health New Orleans researchers report that women's pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity produces changes in breast milk, which can affect infant growth.
Fresh breast milk may nourish a baby ’s microbiome in ways that bottled breast milk can’t.
In a world of social companion robots, chatbots, or artificial intelligence buddies, adults have the responsibility to teach kids well how to live a healthy life with the available technologies, how to balance between the online and the offline world, how to keep their mental stability in the face of innovations. As it’s an awfully difficult job, we collected examples where digital health technology could help and in which areas should analog methods prevail. The land where kindergarteners play with the texture of raspberry When was the last time you paid attention to the crunching sounds while eating a raw ca...
Publication date: May–June 2019Source: Obesity Research &Clinical Practice, Volume 13, Issue 3Author(s): Helena C. Parkington, Ammar A. Abdulwahid, Farshad A. Mansouri, David Finkelstein, Harold A. Coleman
ConclusionsThis research has identified a 264% increase in the odds of child obesity when mothers have obesity before conception. This study provides substantial evidence for the need to develop interventions that commence prior to conception, to support women of childbearing age with weight management in order to halt intergenerational obesity.
Conclusion: Although some argue that abortion is detrimental to women's health, these study data indicate that physical health is no worse in women who sought and underwent abortion than in women who were denied abortion. Indeed, differences emerged suggesting worse health among those who gave birth. Primary Funding Source: An anonymous foundation. PMID: 31181576 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
MONDAY, June 10, 2019 -- Pregnancy hyperglycemia at levels below the threshold for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and maternal obesity are associated with childhood obesity, according to a study recently published in PLOS ONE. Samantha F....