Hundreds of babies are being born clinically obese each year in British hospitals as a result of the country’s spiralling weight crisis.

The shocking extent of the health problem is revealed following a nationwide ­investigation by the Sunday Mirror.

Damning figures we obtained under Freedom of Information laws show as many as 1,403 newborns were classified as obese (9lb 15oz or over) since 2011.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.