Risk Of Complications In Pregnancy Increased By Obesity

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Expectant mothers who are obese are much more likely to suffer from minor complications such as heart burn and chest infections during pregnancy ...

... Obese pregnant women were three times more likely to have carpal tunnel syndrome ... [and] ... a more than three-fold increased risk of suffering ... symphysis-pubis dysfunction ...

... Obesity during pregnancy also increases the risk of gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia and the need for a caesarean section. More than one-third of pregnancy-related deaths occur in mothers who are obese.

Melissa Maimann, Essential Birth Consulting 0400 418 448