New research indicates there might be a link between how easily a baby is soothed, and whether they develop obesity as toddlers.
So, the study’s authors say monitoring a newborn’s temperament could help screen for babies at a higher risk of becoming obese.
Guest: Dr Myles Faith
Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education
Host: Dr Norman Swan
Producer: James Bullen / Carl Smith