Maternal obesity can cause problems later in baby's life | members.jacksonville.com: Every pregnant mom and expectant dad wants a healthy baby that grows into a strong, healthy adult. By far, most moms give up smoking and drinking for just this reason. A daily prenatal vitamin, frequent prenatal visits to the doctor, regular exercise and diet count as well.
But new research shows there may be another critical factor that counts, too — maternal obesity. Here’s the story.