Severely obese women who lost weight, rather than gaining the recommended amount, had less need for C-sections and were less likely to deliver large newborns. Credit: Getty Images According to a new study that seems to buck traditional...Severely obese women (those with a BMI of 40 or higher) could actually benefit from losing weight.
Some obstetricians are refusing to see women who are obese. Credit: Getty Images
The modern Hippocratic Oath states in part:"I will remember that I remain a member of society, with special obligations to all my fellow human beings,...Doctors say exam tables can't take the strain of the horizontally challenged.
According to a recent survey of hospitals in the UK, obesity among pregnant women has become more than a health issue for these moms and their unborn children. It has also become a logistical problem in that some women get so large that they cannot...