Prenatal exposure to EDCs linked to high BMI in childhood

20 Oct 2023

According to research presented in Environmental Health Perspectives, children of women exposed to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) whilst pregnant are at risk of low birth rate followed by a faster increase in BMI during childhood. Children from low socioeconomic backgrounds had a significantly increased risk of high BMI.

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