Providers should warn obese women of pregnancy risks

09/20/2005 | MSNBC

New guidelines for obstetricians and gynecologists urge them to discuss potential problems during pregnancy associated with being overweight. Because dieting during pregnancy is not recommended, the guidelines recommend doctors advise obese women of increased risks of miscarriage and other serious complications prior to them becoming pregnant and stress nutritional counseling.

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