Everyone wants strong, healthy children. Good cardiovascular health is the foundation of health. New research tells us that one key to ensuring that your children are heart-healthy later in life is for mom to eat well and exercise while pregnant.
A new study analyzed 2 million birth records and 3,000 cancer registry records and found that children born to obese mothers were 57% more likely to develop cancer, independent of other factors. This finding offers a rare opportunity for childhood cancer prevention. Using Pennsylvania birth records, the researchers found a correlation between pre-pregnancy body-mass index… Continue reading Is Maternal Obesity Linked to Childhood Cancer?