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Maternal Obesity Increases Risk Of Complications During Pregnancy

First Posted: Jun 03, 2015 05:34 PM EDT Women who are obese during pregnancy are at an increased risk of various health issue, according to recent findings published in the journal Obesity Reviews.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

It’s not the weight as much as the increased inflammation and hormonal imbalances that obesity generates.  This is why I always recommend an anti-inflammatory diet during pregnancy, not to lose weight but to re-establish hormonal balance and reduce inflammation.

 

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