Woman’s health, education and marital status pre-pregnancy affect birth weight of her daughters, granddaughters

17 agosto 2015

A woman’s weight at birth, education level and marital status pre-pregnancy can have repercussions for two generations, putting her children and grandchildren at higher risk of low birth weight, according to a new study . The findings are the first to tie social and biological factors together using population data in determining causes for low birth weight.