Program can help Limit Weight Gain for Pregnant Obese Women

August 28, 2014 4:05 PM

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When women are pregnant, weight gain becomes inevitable. Even though women have to eat for two, too much weight gain can end up increasing their risk of pregnancy complications. In a new study, researchers found that obese women who get pregnant can limit their weight gain by using conventional weight-loss methods.

"Most interventions to limit weight gain among obese women during pregnancy have failed, but our study shows that with regular contact and support, these women can limit the amount of weight they gain, which will also reduce the risk of complications during and after pregnancy," said author Kim Vesc...

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