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Originally posted on Health & Family:
(Updated) Maintaining good health during pregnancy is one of the surest ways mothers can protect their developing babies’ well-being. A new study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D could be one such protective factor. Some data have linked low vitamin D levels to weight gain and obesity in…

Is Mom's Lack of Vitamin D in Pregnancy Linked with Child's Weight?

Originally posted on Health & Family:
(Updated) Maintaining good health during pregnancy is one of the surest ways mothers can protect their developing babies’ well-being. A new study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D could be one such protective factor. Some data have linked low vitamin D levels to weight gain and obesity in…

The Mommy Connection: Maternal Obesity Linked to Autism

Jessica Simpson’s excess pregnancy weight has raised the eyebrows of more than a few experts. Simpson recently told a magazine reporter that she has happily put on 40 pounds over the course of her pregnancy – she is eating what she wants and she will worry about the details later, but later may be too […]