Pregnancy in a woman with a high BMI is associated with a higher number of obstetric complications, such as gestational diabetes. However, a high BMI in the pregnant woman can also have certain effects on the offspring. Among them, we can mention the following:
In addition, the risk of certain congenital anomalies and macrosomia would also be elevated in pregnant women with obesity problems.
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By Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 01/27/2022