Effects of maternal obesity on antenatal, perinatal and neonatal outcomes.

  title={Effects of maternal obesity on antenatal, perinatal and neonatal outcomes.},
  author={Muhittin Eftal Avcı and Fatih Sanlıkan and Mehmet Çelik and Anıl Avcı and Mustafa Kocaer and Ahmet G{\"o}çmen},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  volume={28 17},
OBJECTIVE Obesity is critically important to maternal and fetal health during the perinatal period. We have detected an increasing prevalence of maternal obesity in recent years and investigated its complications during pregnancy. METHODS A total of 931 pregnant females were investigated between March 2012 and March 2013. The patients were divided into four groups: body mass index (BMI) < 18.5 kg/m(2) was underweight, 18.5-24.9 kg/m(2) was normal weight, 25-29.9 kg/m(2) was overweight and ≥30… CONTINUE READING


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