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Health Status Outcomes for Obesity prior to pregnancy

Health Status Outcomes

Studies show that obese pregnant women are at increased risk for: * gestational diabetes * preeclampsia * eclampsia * cesarean section * macrosomia * instrumental delivery (i.e. forceps, vacuum) * fetal distress * antepartum stillbirth * early neonatal death * longer labors

Related Health Status Outcomes Indicators:

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