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The Truth About Weight Gain and Pregnancy 

A new study reports on the possible health outcomes from gaining too much or too little weight during pregnancy.

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Dr. Barry Sears

In both cases of excess weight gain or insufficient weight gain, there will be epigenetic consequences that lead to future health problems. It’s called fetal programming. The most important factor, however, is the reduction increased inflammation in the fetus during pregnancy that will disrupt the setting of the necessary neural pathways in the brain and between the brain and the gut.

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