Pregnancy risks associated with obesity.

  title={Pregnancy risks associated with obesity.},
  author={John F. Mission and Nicole E Marshall and Aaron B Caughey},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={42 2},
Obesity has increased dramatically in the United States over the last several decades, with approximately 40% of pregnant women now considered overweight or obese. Obesity has been shown to be associated with numerous poor pregnancy outcomes, including increased rates of preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, fetal macrosomia, stillbirth, postterm pregnancy… CONTINUE READING