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10 Mar 2004

overweight and wanting a baby
i am very overweight 150 kg and i would so love to have a baby. i need to know if it would be okay for me to have a baby and if it would be unhealty for me or the baby.

i have tried everything to lose weight but nothing have worked could you please help me? and would if be okay for me to have a baby now?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If I understand your question, you are asking aout the risks of a pregnancy at your weight. It is also possible that you may not fall pregnant because ovulation is interfered with. However, if you do, there are risks to both you and the baby. These include diabetes, stillbirths, high blood pressure, difficulty with monitoring the fetus, anaesthetic complications if you need a caesarean. It is therefore important that you try to lose weight. DietDoc may be able to help.

Best wishes
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