Boys born to obese mothers 'have worse motor skills and at age 3 and lower IQ at age 7'

Boys born to obese mothers 'have worse motor skills and at age 3 and lower IQ at age 7'

Researchers found a 'significant' link between IQ and obesity during pregnancy. Boys in New York City born to obese mothers had five or more less points lower on IQ tests at the age of seven.

Boys born to obese mothers have worse motor skills and at the age of three and lower IQ at age seven, a study suggests.Researchers studied 368 children's intelligence found a 'significant' link with maternal obesity during pregnancy. This was only in boys.  O… [+5465 chars]

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