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Did a heavy birth weight mean that I ate too much during my previous pregnancy?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not completely
What the mother eats and her activity level do play a part in determining the weight of the baby.
However, genetics play a part too. Some people make big babies, some people make small babies. Most of it is out of our control. I do stress eating very healthy and exercising everyday.

In brief: Not completely
What the mother eats and her activity level do play a part in determining the weight of the baby.
However, genetics play a part too. Some people make big babies, some people make small babies. Most of it is out of our control. I do stress eating very healthy and exercising everyday.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
In brief: NO
The baby is a parasite and grows at its own pace.

In brief: NO
The baby is a parasite and grows at its own pace.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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