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Maternal Obesity Could Affect the Fertility of the Next Generation

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International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics,  Mar 25, 2011
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If a mother is obese, she is likely to affect the fertility of her offspring, a new study has suggested. Obese mothers tend to have lower levels of the hormone ghrelin, which leads to their offspring being less fertile, due to a defect in implantation, according to researchers at Yale University School of Medicine.

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