Pregnancy and obesity: The experiences of obese women receiving antenatal care

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Abstract

Introduction: Maternal obesity has implications for both mother and baby including increased health risks from gestational hypertensive disorders, caesarean section and stillbirth. Despite the increasing prevalence of maternal obesity, little is known of the experiences of these women within the health care system. The aim of this research was to investigate the views and attitudes of obese pregnant women receiving antenatal care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages16-16
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2015
Event22nd European Congress on Obesity (ECO2015). - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 6 May 20159 May 2015

Conference

Conference22nd European Congress on Obesity (ECO2015).
CountryCzech Republic
Period6/05/159/05/15

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