Diet Soda in Pregnancy Is Linked to Overweight Babies
Drinking diet soda and other artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy is associated with having overweight 1-year-olds, according to a new report.
Canadian researchers studied 3,033 mothers who delivered healthy singletons between 2009 and 2012 and had completed diet questionnaires during their pregnancies. They then examined the babies when they were a year old. Almost 30 percent of the women drank artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy.
Excerpted from well.blogs.nytimes.com
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