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Volume 2011, Article ID 585749, 10 pages
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Maternal Obesity and the Early Origins of Childhood Obesity: Weighing Up the Benefits and Costs of Maternal Weight Loss in the Periconceptional Period for the Offspring

Sansom Institute for Health Research, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia

Received 28 June 2011; Revised 21 August 2011; Accepted 23 August 2011

Academic Editor: Christine Maric-Bilkan

Copyright © 2011 Song Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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