Coping Offspring of Mothers Stressed During Pregnancy More Prone to Obesity and Diabetes


A new research documents that passively coping offspring of women stressed during their pregnancy were more likely to develop obesity and type 2 diabetes.

The research will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the leading society for research into all conditions of eating and drinking behavior.


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