Babies Born to Obese Moms Face Higher Death Risk: University of Newcastle Study  
4/6/2011 7:15:51 AM

TUESDAY, April 5 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born to mothers who were obese in early pregnancy have a much greater risk of dying before, during, or up to one year after birth, a new British study says. Researchers examined nearly 41,000 pregnancies involving deliveries of single babies at five maternity units in northern England from 2003 to 2005.