Obesity,Research,Specific developmental disorder,National Institutes of Health,Child

Obese parents’ kids may be at risk for developmental delays: study

January 3, 2017
in Kids

Maternal and paternal obesity may be associated with developmental delays in early childhood, according to a new report. Obese parents’ weight isn’t just dragging them down — it could be hurting their kids too, a new study says. Maternal and paternal obesity may be associated with developmental delays in early childhood, according to a report conducted by National Institutes of Health researchers and published recently in the journal Pediatrics. The study analyzed data collected by Upstate KIDS, a 2008 to 2010 project that surveyed New York State women — not including those from the Big Apple — about four months after they gave...

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