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Blame Your Health on Mom? Not So Fast

Your mom can do a lot to help your health, but don’t be too quick to blame her when it goes wrong.

What About Dad? continued...

"You have no control over the sequence of DNA that you give to your kids," Gregg says. "All you can do is your best to be healthy yourself, and teach your kids to make good lifestyle choices."

Instead of blaming, we should be focusing on how we can improve health for all babies, Aagaard says. "What we're really trying to understand is, how do we program for health," she says. "How do we make sure this next generation is healthier than the last."

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Reviewed on May 03, 2011

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