Children more likely to be obese if exposed to smoke in womb



Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are more likely to be overweight than those who did not, according to researchers.
A study by Aberdeen University compared the Body Mass Index (BMI) of siblings at five-years-old whose mothers smoked in-between pregnancies.
It found those exposed to smoke in the womb had a higher BMI than the older sibling who had not.
Data was gathered using the Aberdeen Maternity and Neonatal Databank (AMND) which holds information on all births at the maternity hospital since the mid 1950s.
Figures gathered from schools on more than 700 sibling pair's height... read more

 
26 September 2017 in Regional West, Views: 50
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