Autism risks increases 36% for children born to obese pregnant women

Women who are overweight or obese before they get pregnant are more likely to have a child who is autistic or with behavioral problems, a new review found. Obese mothers had a 50 percent higher risk of having a child with any kind of neurodevelopmental disorders, while overweight women had a 17 percent higher risk. More than 40 percent of women in the US are obese. More…….

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