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Fed Up With Lazy Journalism

Another day, another article which blames obese mums and completely misrepresents the research it purports to be reporting on – lazy journalism. Thanks Helen McArdle ‘Health Correspondent’ for The Herald @HMcardleHT, for yet more scaremongering claptrap. Here’s the article: Let’s begin with the headline: “Offspring of obese mothers prone to childhood obesity because they develop ‘fatty […]

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We don’t all eat takeaway every night!

“I used to eat ten packets of crisps a day and have a takeaway for dinner every night. I just couldn’t be bothered cooking so we either went out for dinner or ordered in.” I swear this sort of thing is why bigger women get treated so badly in maternity services. Are we all like

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Eating the wrong type of fat during pregnancy ‘increases likelihood of having overweight children’

So, another article warning that what we eat in pregnancy can scar our children for years to come… Eating the wrong type of fat during pregnancy ‘increases likelihood of having overweight children’ | Mail Online. Or is it? What does it really tell us? That diet in pregnancy was to blame, or that the mother’s

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