• Gestational weight gain does not influence offspring bone parameters in obesity

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    In mothers with overweight or obesity, gestational weight gain was not associated with bone mineralization in offspring at age 7 years; however, researchers observed a modest association between gestational weight gain and offspring bone parameters in underweight and normal-weight women, according to study findings published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
    “Our findings suggest that there is no advantage in gaining excess weight during pregnancy for the child's bone mass, particularly in women who enter pregnancy overweight,” Maria Teresa Monjardino, MPH, a doctoral
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