Maternal prepregnancy obesity is associated with higher risk of placental pathological lesions.

@article{Huang2014MaternalPO,
  title={Maternal prepregnancy obesity is associated with higher risk of placental pathological lesions.},
  author={Lisu Huang and Jihong Liu and Liping Feng and Yan Chen and Jun Zhang and Weiye Wang},
  journal={Placenta},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={
          563-9
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Prepregnancy obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality for mother and offspring. The objective of our study is to estimate the effect of maternal prepregnancy weight on placental pathological lesions.. METHODS Data used for this study were from the U.S. Collaborative Perinatal Project, a large prospective cohort study. It consisted of 54390 women giving a singleton birth from 1959 to 1966. More than 84% of women had both detailed placental pathological… CONTINUE READING
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