Obesity is the mother before pregnancy and at the time of the childs health gave way
Pregnant women with excess weight, condemning their children to obesity and health problems, even at the age of 30 years, writes The Daily Mail. Until recently, such a link was detected only in relation to the weight of mother and newborn.
Appeared, besides the extra pounds, the mother can "reward" high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and sugar. These findings are particularly alarming, given that more than 15% of pregnant women are overweight.
Problem was identified after analysis of 1,400 people 32 years and data of their mothers. Thus, the adult children of women with the highest overweight before pregnancy and during pregnancy, were full of children of women with less weight. In the former, the waist was 7.6 centimeters longer, and health indicators – more alarming.
Commented research director Dr. Hagit Hochner Hebryu University of Jerusalem: "This should explain how a chronic disease. It is possible that women have been presented genes associated with obesity. Equally important are the conditions created in the uterus ., for example, sugar and fat in the diet, women can change the mechanism of fat deposition and appetite control. "
Children of obese women more often are born by Caesarean section, they often are born dead or die within the first weeks or months of life, suffer from birth defects.