Obesity-associated Morbidity - Reproductive System - Complications of Pregnancy

Complications of Pregnancy

Obesity is related to many complications in preganacy including: haemorrhage, infection, increased hospital stays for the mother, and increased NICU requirements for the infant. Obese women have more than twice the rate of C-sections compared to women of normal weight. Obese women also have increased risk of preterm births

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