What is the risk of obesity for pregnant women?

Can obesity affect pregnant women during pregnancy and fetus? Q: What is common among pregnant women who are overweight? What is the effect of obesity on pregnancy?

Dr. Hana Abdel Moneim, a professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, said that obesity is one of the most common threats to public health, as well as pregnancy and pregnancy health, because obesity may lead to some pregnancy problems and complications that affect the health of pregnancy and fetus ,

  • High blood pressure of pregnant women
  • Pregnancy diabetes
  • High cesarean section and surgical intervention at birth
  • The risk of bleeding during childbirth and acute postpartum infections.
  • The high incidence of maternal and fetal mortality in the case of the obese mother than her mother.

Dr. Hana Ana added that the mother should not try to lose her weight during pregnancy so as not to affect the health of the fetus, but it is recommended to organize meals and to take care of all the nutrients necessary to maintain the health of mother and fetus Dutun overdose.

Dr. Hana pointed out that it is normal to increase the weight of pregnant women during pregnancy at a rate of 12 kilos and stressed that there are many obese women, complete pregnancy and childbirth without great difficulties, but they should follow the regular doctor with the rapid treatment of complications that appear first Powell to supplement the pregnancy in Peace .

Also advises Dr. Hana mother to not eat milk and dairy products and excessive quantity so as not to cause obesity and weight increase pregnant.

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