Obesity During Pregnancy

Obesity in pregnancy can affect health later in life for both mother and child. Gaining too much weight during pregnancy or being overweight or obese, is also risky. Obesity during pregnancy increases the risk of various pregnancy complications, Such as Gestational diabetes, Preeclampsia, Infection and Pregnancy loss. Children born to overweight or obese mothers have higher rates of childhood obesity and childhood metabolic syndrome. Losing weight before you become pregnant is the best way to decrease the risk of problems caused by obesity. Obese women have an increased risk of miscarriage compared with women of normal weight. Babies born to obese women have an increased risk of having birth defects, such as heart defects and neural tube defects. Macrosomia—In this syndrome, the child is larger than average. This can enhance the risk of the child being injured during birth.  Macrosomia also enhance the risk of caesarean delivery. Infants born with excess amount of body fat have a greater chance of being obese later in life. Losing weight before becoming the pregnant is the best way to reduce the risk of problems caused by obesity. 

  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Infection
  • Loss of Pregnancy
  • Premature Birth
  • Macrosomia
  • Preeclampsia

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