Weight Loss Can Help Women Have Healthier Babies

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By Molly Grady

Women who lose a lot of weight appear to have healthier kids.

Doctors looked at mothers who had children before and after undergoing bariatric surgery.

The kids born after the moms lost weight had fewer cardiovascular risk factors than their older brothers and sisters.

Researchers believe weight loss and better health can improve certain genes mothers pass on to their children.

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