Moms’ Caffeine Consumption May Affect Babies’ Brains
Findings Could Explain Why Caffeine Exposure In-Utero Increases Kids’ Risk for Obesity
Between books, the media, and well-meaning friends and relatives, new parents are inundated with advice about how to set their kids up for a happy and healthy future. However, what parents do before their children are even born can also have a huge impact on how they turn out. For instance, new IRP research suggests that a pregnant woman’s caffeine consumption can rewire her baby’s brain in ways that put the child at increased risk for obesity later in life.