-Women with a normal body mass index before pregnancy are advised to gain 25 to 35 pounds; those who gained less were 63% more likely to have an overweight or obese kid.
-Moms in that group who gained more than that recommended amount were 80% more likely to have an overweight or obese kid.
-Of all women who gained less than the recommended amount of weight, some 19.5% had overweight or obese kids.
-Of those who gained more, 20.4% had kids in that category; that's compared to 14.5% of kids whose moms gained the recommended amount of weight. Why?
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