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10 Sep 2007

What determines a child's health?
Hi there,

Does the health of a child start in the womb? That is, what I eat and drink can affect my child after it is born?

Or is it genetics that affect a child's health?

Thanks.

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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Both genetics and things that happen ion the womb can affect the child's health. For example, smoking has a long term effect on the child's health as does alcohol. Normal food and drink does not.

Best wishes
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