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Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children

(University of Southern California) Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women could preprogram babies to grow into obese children and adults, according to a Keck School of Medicine of USC-led study. Researchers found that 6-year-olds born to mothers with very low vitamin D levels during their first trimester had bigger waists -- about half an inch plumper on average - than peers whose mothers had enough vitamin D in early pregnancy.
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