Hideoki Fukuoka, who studies evolutionary biology at Waseda University. Scientists say advice that pregnant women receive may be contributing to the highest rate of low birth weight babies in the developed world. Expectant women are often chastised by their doctors for gaining weigh too quickly. (Bloomberg)© Japan Today
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What's happening in Japan is a shocking phenomenon. You hear doctors yelling at expectant mothers and telling them to transfer to another hospital if they can't manage their weight.
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