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Preventing childhood obesity requires changes in parents` and clinicians` early-life care

Preventing childhood obesity requires changes in parents` and clinicians` early-life care

Preventing childhood obesity requires changes in parents` and clinicians` early-life care

Rates of childhood obesity are at historically high levels in the U.S., yet there are few interventions that promote healthy weight gain in children from infancy to age two—a critical period for the development and prevention of childhood obesity. A new study published in Pediatrics found that fewer infants gained excess weight when low-income pregnant women received individualized health coaching in tandem with clinicians in community health centers and public health programs systematically changing how they delivered care to women and their infants.

Source: Medical Xpress Read more