Will You Tune into Obese & Expecting?

I don’t know how TLC comes up with this stuff – they already have TV gems like Say Yes to the Dress, Toddlers and Tiaras and my newly discovered favorite, Long Island Medium. But now they’re really going to the extremes with a new docu-drama called Obese & Expecting. That’s right, it’s a show about... read more

Maternal Diabetes and Obesity Can Put Baby at Risk for Autism

Photo: Thinkstock / The Bump
Photo: Thinkstock / The Bump
Here’s another reason to watch your nutrition during pregnancy: Moms who have diabetes or are overweight are more likely to have a child with autism. A new study published in Pediatrics by researchers affiliated with the UC Davis MIND Institute found that moms who were obese were one to two-thirds more likely to... read more