Maternal obesity linked to oxygen deprivation in newborns

05/20/2014 | Reuters

Obese and severely obese mothers were more likely than normal-weight mothers to have babies with low Apgar scores, most commonly caused by a lack of oxygen at birth, Swedish researchers found. The study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, also linked excess maternal weight to an increased risk of seizures in newborns.

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