Ask Didi: Obese woman becomes pregnant🤰

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(+26...4) asks if a obese woman becomes pregnant🤰, will it affect the baby?

Unfortunately, yes. When the mother is obese, the pregnancy is at higher risk for both stillbirth and fetal abnormalities😱. The child is also at greater risk for heart disease, hypertension, obesity, and diabetes later in life. Of course, an obese woman could give birth to a perfectly healthy baby - but it is safer both for the mother and the child if she can lose weight before pregnancy.

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