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Parental obesity may be tied to developmental delays in kids  

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Kids born to obese parents may be more likely to experience certain developmental delays early in childhood, a recent study suggests. Based on parents' reports, children with obese mothers were 67 percent more likely to have delayed fine motor skill development by

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
The answer lies in epigenetics in which epigenetic marks can be passed to fetus especially if one or both parents have a significant low-grade chronic inflammatory state.  Obesity is the one of these conditions that generates low-grade, chronic inflammation.

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