Pregnant women warned about weight gain over diabetes link to children Brooklyn Reader September 3, 2015 By Brooklyn Reader September 3, 2015, 4:33 am Click here to view original web page at www.dailymail.co.uk Women are being urged to maintain a healthy weight before and during pregnancy to prevent a “time bomb” of children developing diabetes. Research has shown that babies born to mothers who have gestational diabetes in pregnancy are six times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes in later life. The charity […] Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.