Close Why it is important for expectant mothers to watch their weight Dr. Salim Surani explained how a new medical study further expounded upon information many doctors share with mothers to be. John-Thomas Kobos, KIII 8:05 AM. CDT June 19, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST CORPUS CHRISTI (KIIINEWS) - Dr. Salim Surani explained how, with every extra added pound, mothers to be increase their child's risk being born with a birth defect. © 2017 KIII-TV CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Woman sentenced for posing as nurse Man killed in head-on collision One arrested in Alice drug raid Robstown residents embrace mascot Employee fired after phone found hidden Man killed in fall from grain storage tank Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas Blitz Week 5 - Segment 1 Opening statements heard in murder trial Bill's Forecast More Stories Militants attack worshippers in Egyptian mosque,… Nov 24, 2017, 6:50 a.m. Does Black Friday still have an impact on shoppers? Nov 24, 2017, 11:00 p.m. Here are 46 top Cyber Monday deals 48 hours early Nov 24, 2017, 4:48 p.m.