Maternal obesity linked to increased risk of early-onset neonatal sepsis
from Medical Xpress
The risk of early-onset neonatal bacterial sepsis increases with maternal obesity, according to a new study of University of Michigan and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. Lead researcher Eduardo Villamor, a professor of epidemiology at U-M's School of Public Health, said the study builds on previous research into exposure to motherly obesity and health risks to the baby.
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