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‘Easy’ Baby, Fat Kid: The Gestational Diabetes Link

Babies who are easiest to soothe between 2 and 6 months of age are at twice the risk of early childhood obesity, suggests a study in JAMA Pediatrics.

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Hidden Risks of Diabetes During Pregnancy

Diabetes that develops during pregnancy is a potentially serious complication, but what does gestational diabetes mean for a woman’s health down the road?

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Diet and Exercise May Not Lessen Gestational Diabetes Risk

Overweight pregnant women who eat better and exercise more develop gestational diabetes at the same rate as women who don’t take preventive steps.

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Diabetes During Pregnancy Raises Autism Risk

Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes all increase a woman’s risk of having a child with an autism, according to this study.