Weight Affects Pregnancy

Weight Affects Pregnancy

Weight affects pregnancy. Our governing body, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, has recommended that women achieve a body mass index (BMI;; kg/m2 ) of < 35 prior to pregnancy. These recommendations come from extensive study of risk and reported complications to be known and associated with pregnancy. It is fact that elevated BMIs are […]

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Mediterranean Diet May Improve IVF Success Rates

IVF success rates Mediterranean diet

Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may improve IVF success rates. Classically, the Mediterranean diet is rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and olive oil and low in red meat. A recent article published in Human Reproduction studied the dietary habits of 244 women undergoing IVF in Greece. All participants were under 41 years […]

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