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maternal influence
Maternal Obesity
The obesity epidemic has lasting negative effects, the potential for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, leading to increase illness and decreased lifespan. However, maternal obesity touches not just the mother but…
Overweight and obesity with infertility
‘Healthy Obesity’ is a Myth
Obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m2. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions throughout the world and especially in the United States.  Obesity is associated…
female BMI and Infertility
Obesity is Associated With Infertility
The incidence of obesity, defined as a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30, is rising.  Obesity is associated with infertility and maternal complications while pregnant including an increased chance…