‘Preterm babies are more likely to have diabetes and obesity”

‘Preterm babies are more likely to have diabetes and obesity”

Babies that for the thirty and ninth week of pregnancy to be born, are more likely to later diabetes or obesity. This is evident from research that has been done to 54.073 preterm children and 171.000 on time born children.

In the research was the eighteenth year of age of the children investigated what the early or normal births for the impact had on their lives. The results are Monday, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Especially in the age group of five years and older was type 1 diabetes, and morbid obesity more frequently. The pregnancies in which the child is (too) early in the world, were more frequently associated with gestational diabetes or a high blood pressure after the twentieth week. Also, there were more caesarean sections applied and had birth weight lower.


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