obese pregnancy 

Pregnancy Weight Loss Can Be Safe for Obese Women

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.

Florida Ob-Gyns Turning Away Overweight Women

Some obstetricians are refusing to see women who are obese. Credit: Getty Images
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Maternity Wards Make Way for Obese Mothers

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 f...


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