Kids with mothers that are overweight or smoke during pregnancy tend to be overweight themselves

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another study reveals that women who are overweight or smoke during pregnancy increase their risk of having overweight kids.

smoking boosted the risk by nearly half.

researchers say a high birth weight and rapid weight gain in the first year of life also contributed to children becoming overweight.

however, breastfeeding cut the risk of overweight children by 15-percent.

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