Risks associated with obesity in pregnancy, for the mother and baby: a systematic review of reviews

  title={Risks associated with obesity in pregnancy, for the mother and baby: a systematic review of reviews},
  author={J. Marchi and M. Berg and A. Dencker and E. Olander and C. Begley},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  • J. Marchi, M. Berg, +2 authors C. Begley
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Obesity Reviews
  • Maternal obesity is linked with adverse outcomes for mothers and babies. To get an overview of risks related to obesity in pregnant women, a systematic review of reviews was conducted. For inclusion, reviews had to compare pregnant women of healthy weight with women with obesity, and measure a health outcome for mother and/or baby. Authors conducted full‐text screening, quality assurance using the AMSTAR tool and data extraction steps in pairs. Narrative analysis of the 22 reviews included show… CONTINUE READING
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