A 48-year-old member asked:
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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
57 years experience Pediatrics
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.
Answered on Mar 9, 2014

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