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Causes of Childhood Obesity

Causes of Childhood ObesityMajority of causes of childhood obesity start even before a child is born, in their mother’s womb. A pregnant mother’s diet, her pre-existing medical conditions and many genetic factors greatly contribute to causes of childhood obesity.

Whether a mom chooses to breast- or bottle feed her baby is another important key element affecting childhood obesity statistics. There’s a higher tendency in formula-fed babies to become overweight later in life compared to breast-fed infants.