Published On: Fri, May 1st,

Severely Obese Mothers Children Have Higher Risk of ADHD, Reports

Medical experts have revealed those mothers who were suffered over eating habit before their pregnancies, huge risks of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) discovered in their toddlers.

The results announced after long period researches by the medical experts as another confirmation report was launched by co-author Laura Schieve who is an epidemiologist with CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

Miss Schieve described like this via telephone call to a media reporter, “We wanted to see if we would find the same association using a variety of different measures. We did find pretty large associations, much bigger than we thought,”

Miss Schieve and her co-writers researches which done on about 1,311 mother-child pairs collected between 2005 and 2012 as well as the mothers’ body mass index (BMI, a height-to-weight ratio) prior to pregnancy. Psychosocial difficulties was discovered nearly six-year-old children which born by obese mothers.

A report came out in the result of 2011, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who demonstrated, in which it said that about 11% of children from United States have been diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and usual behavioral disorder characterized in the result of hyperactivity, difficulty sustaining attention and impulsive behavior.

Medical experts also described in reports about issues about women who suffered from some issues as postpartum depression gestational diabetes, breastfeeding duration, weight gain and infant birth weight.

Miss Schieve said in continued statement, “We already do know that obesity is related to health problems during pregnancy and throughout the lifetime. I think this adds to that by suggesting that not only does severe obesity affect a woman’s health but the health of her future children.”

She also defined that it never revealed about analyze the mechanism linking intense obesity and following threat for developmental problems.