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Can you tell me what you suggest if the husband was overweight but the wife had a perfect weight, will the child get the genes from the father and be overweight as it grows?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Weight control: Since mom is a perfect weight she can control the child' s weight as well as introducing an exercise program to avoid an overweight condition.

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Last updated Mar 9, 2014

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