- The weight status of the baby’s mother during pregnancy.
- Rapid weight gain during 3-6 months of age.
- Whether solid foods are introduced before 4 months of age or not.
- Exposure to endocrine-active compounds during pregnancy, after birth, in the food.
The weight status of the baby’s mother during pregnancy.
- Women exert any effort possible to keep their BMI in the, or at least towards, the normal range during pregnancy.
- We should resist the excitement of explosive weight gain during 3-6 months of age. Steady weight gain is quite fine.
- Solid foods should not be started until 4 months of age
- Efforts to minimize exposure to phthalate or BPA containing plastics should begin at conception and throughout the pregnancy, infancy, and childhood.
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