Women who are overweight and obese during pregnancy are more apt to
need advanced medical care, according to a research study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Doctors are aware of many of the conditions and actions that could cause pregnancy complications. For example, gestational diabetes can cause macrosomia, and many mothers with the condition need a cesarean section.
New guidelines from the Institute of Medicine about weight gain during pregnancy steer clinicians and women to more moderate weight gain goals during pregnancy for women who are obese.
When a woman finds out she is pregnant she may start to wonder how much pregnancy weight gain she will need to deal with throughout the 40 week journey to motherhood.
A report given at the 43rd Annual Meeting and Science Exposition held by the American Society of Nephrology reveals that maternal weight and health conditions
Unfortunately, holding onto that pre-pregnancy body is not just not an option which means a new wardrobe will be necessary.
Diet pills typically contain stimulants that increase heart rate in order to achieve higher calorie burns throughout the day. Diet pills are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration and are not safe for use during pregnancy.
During pregnancy time, a woman's body will need additional calories, not just to
help the baby grow, but to keep her healthy as well. As caloric needs
increase, hunger may increase as well.
During pregnancy, women tend to experience nasal congestion and stuffiness that can increase the chances of snoring and sleep apnea. Weight gain, especially excess weight gain, can also attribute to an increase in snoring.