Obese couples could be risking health of future children, studies say

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the Guardian—Diet and lifestyle during the ‘pre-conception’ period can profoundly affect the child’s development, researchers find Couples who are obese, as well as those who smoke and drink alcohol, could be risking the health of their future children, say experts who are calling for far more awareness of the effects of modern lifestyles on babies in the womb. A series of three scientific papers in a leading medical journal spell out the consequences of poor diet and lifestyles for the next generation. They...

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