Obesity Causes Longer and More Complicated Labor

There are countless reasons why obese women should diet and exercise before becoming pregnant. There are many serious and even lift-threatening complications associated with obesity during pregnancy. ... read more »

Handling Obesity and PCOS in Situations of Infertility

Already in her thirties, she suffered from polycystic ovary syndrome and was nearly 100 pounds overweight. Her doctor had already discussed with her the challenges she would face in her attempts to get pregnant. ... read more »

Is BPA Making Children Obese?

A few years ago, my husband bought us new metal water bottles because we tend to just reuse plastic bottles we buy at the store, and he was worried about ingesting too much BPA. I didn’t actually know anything about BPA in water bottles, so I looked it up. ... read more »

What Prenatal Factors Can Cause Obesity in Your Child?

One study reveals that babies who are born to mothers who suffer from a rare metabolic complication during pregnancy are just programmed to be overweight. ... read more »

Pregnancy is Safe after Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a procedure that is meant to help people lose weight by altering the size of their stomach. Gastric bypass surgery is a common example of a bariatric procedure. ... read more »