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Mother or father obesity may lead to offspring obesity in the adult life

The process by which early life factors influence offspring health in adulthood is defined as ‘fetal programming’ and is considered a key mechanism for the establishment of chronic diseases in the offspring adulthood. Given the obesity pandemic,

Help for breastfeeding mothers and babies with shared care

The World Health Organisation and the UK Department of Health advise all mothers to totally breastfeed for the first six months of a baby’s life and to continue to breastfeed along with other foods until the child