Overweight pregnant women have higher health risk

Overweight and obese women face many complications during their pregnancy.Pregnant women suffering from obesity and gestational diabetes have high level of health risks.The complications effect both the mom and the baby.A new study has revealed that pregnant women who have a little high level of weight and blood sugar have bad pregnancy at later stages.

Till now,the overweight and increased level of blood sugar level doesn’t create any complication for the pregnant women.But the health disorders like gestational diabetes and obesity created a lot of health risks for pregnant women.Overweight is a host to many problem for pregnant women such as miscarriage,infertility,high blood pressure,preeclampsia,complication during labor and birth, and still birth.

The study has been published in Diabetes Care and is the result of Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome study, which includes about 23, 316 women from across 9 countries.About 16 percentof the women in the group comprises were obese and 13.7 percent were suffering from gestational diabetes.

Obesity and overweight also effect the health of the baby the baby such as birth defects of spine and brain,injury like shoulder dystocia, death after the birth and obese baby during childhood.

The study revealed that women who are obese as well as suffers from gestational diabetes have higher level of health risk and the woman may experience adverse pregnancy at each step.

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