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Do You Know Which Parent Determines Your Baby’s Weight And Height?

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By Regina

parents-and-newborn-by-Jon-Ovington.jpg Have you ever wondered which parent you got your height from?

Or which parent had the greatest influence on your weight?

Well, there’s a study that seems to have answered this question.

The research is ongoing, but the study of 1,000 parents and newborns found that fathers determine height and mothers determine weight.

This isn’t all that surprising since the baby gets all of his or her nutrients from the mother — so if the mother is overweight, then this can lead to a bigger baby.

As for height, the study found that when the father was tall, the baby tended to be longer and heavier.

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