Do Sugary Drinks Affect Pregnant Moms?

A new study reveals that consumption of sugary drinks during pregnancy may lead to obese babies. The risks are especially high when pregnant mothers consume beverages that contain artificial sweeteners.

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Such drinks could increase the BMI of the baby. Also, the baby may become obese at a young age, say experts.
This study confirms that beverages containing artificial sweeteners may not be healthy for pregnant mothers and the foetus. They may cause childhood obesity.

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After studying more than 3000 mothers along with their babies, researchers concluded this fact. The mothers who participated in the study had a habit of drinking sugary drinks that contain artificial sweeteners.

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So such drinks could affect the BMI of the baby when a mother consumes them during pregnancy. Today, some people have the habit of drinking such beverages on a daily basis and this worried the health experts.

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Today, obesity and childhood obesity have become epidemics everywhere in the world and this is one reason why we may need to reconsider our food choices.

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And when it comes to pregnant women, one may need to remember that every food or drink that is consumed affects the baby inside.

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