If you go with the flow in America today, you will end up overweight or obese, as two-thirds of all adults do,” says Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is warning that obesity during pregnancy increases the risk of several complications, including high blood pressure, a serious condition called preeclampsia and gestational diabetes. The ACOG opinion, published in the September issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, says obese women also are more likely to miscarry, to need…Read the Rest of Article
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