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Watching TV during mealtime while pregnant may raise risk of childhood obesity
Watching TV during mealtime while pregnant may raise risk of childhood obesity (May 12, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From New York - According to research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, women who watch TV during mealtime while pregnant may put their child at higher risk of childhood obesity. Researchers studied nearly 200 women, surveying women regarding their mealtime television habits during their third trimester. Participants were then followed until their children were 3 months old, and were surveyed again regarding their mealtime TV habits. Results showed that 71% reported watching TV during meals while pregnant, and that one third of these reported watching TV during feeding of their infants. Watching TV during mealtime is associated with poor quality diet
 
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