Diane Pham

Pill That Battles Obesity for Babies Still in Womb Now Available

by , 06/04/11

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Diet pills aren’t just for Hollywood starlets anymore. Apparently babies are jumping on the bandwagon by getting a head start on their slim figures in the WOMB. In an effort to prevent obesity through the stages of development, the pill metformin is being prescribed to pregnant mamas worried about their baby’s excess weight. British doctor, Dr. Hassan Shehata, thinks that by giving metformin to overweight mothers, this could help prevent fat babies.

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2 Comments

  1. AllForTheGreen June 5, 2011 at 12:45 am

    ….Isn’t fat content ESSENTIAL for brain development, and aren’t babies subject to having no thermogenic regulation control over their bodies when they exit the womb? A pill to turn babies into premies doesn’t seem productive to me.

  2. he June 5, 2011 at 12:23 am

    that’s absurd. If you want you or your kid to be skinnier, eat less food! It’s that simple! my god!

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