photo credit: Daily Mail UK
photo credit: Daily Mail UK

Women who diet during pregnancy are 30 per cent more likely to have babies who develop schizophrenia later in life, say researchers.

The study of more than half a million expectant mothers found that those who did not gain the medically recommended amount of weight – between one-and-a-half and two stone – had a significantly greater risk of having a child who developed the severe mental illness in adolescence.

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