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Dr. Linda Bernstein
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Overweight Mother (Overview)

Overweight mothers have some increased risks with pregnancy. These include higher risks of pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, and macrosomia (very large baby).


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If i'm an overweight mother, will I have an overweight baby?

If i'm an overweight mother, will I have an overweight baby?

Yes probably: Your pre-pregnancy weight has an impact on you and your baby throughout pregnancy. Overweight and obese women tend to be at greater risk for larger babies, gestational diabetes, hypertensive disorders, prolonged and difficult labors, cesarean births and surgical complications. Please keep your appointments with your obstetrician got a colleges for follow-up. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Bernstein
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Overweight Mother (Overview)

Overweight mothers have some increased risks with pregnancy. These include higher risks of pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, and macrosomia (very large baby).


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What symptoms will an overweight mother display?

What symptoms will an overweight mother display?

OBESITY: Obese mothers have a hard time moving around especially when they are older.They also have a hard time lossing weight. They get tired easily and they love to sleep. ...Read more

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What are the tests for overweight mother?

What are the tests for overweight mother?

BMI, OGTT: U shd b evaluated 4 the usual weight-related chronic medical probs, as being pregnant can initiate / indicate the future development of diseases like (1) diabetes, (2) preeclampsia / hypertension, & (3) others. To check for (1) ur doc orders n oroglucose tolerance test (OGTT). For (2) screen urself 4 high blood pressure by going to the pharmacy &using their booth for 1 wk (keep a record 4 ur doc) ...Read more

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What is the treatment for overweight mother?

What is the treatment for overweight mother?

STOP SUGAR: See the post on my blog "sweet and dangerous" title of blog is "oxygen, the spark of life" that you can google. Yudkin showed that sugar is a cause of many diseases, including heart disease. Go to www.Prevmedgroup.Com and read my essay on sugar as a cause of insomnia. ...Read more

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What are the tests for overweight mother?

BMI, OGTT: U shd b evaluated 4 the usual weight-related chronic medical probs, as being pregnant can initiate / indicate the future development of diseases like (1) diabetes, (2) preeclampsia / hypertension, & (3) others. To check for (1) ur doc orders n oroglucose tolerance test (OGTT). For (2) screen urself 4 high blood pressure by going to the pharmacy &using their booth for 1 wk (keep a record 4 ur doc) ...Read more

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What symptoms will an overweight mother display?

OBESITY: Obese mothers have a hard time moving around especially when they are older.They also have a hard time lossing weight. They get tired easily and they love to sleep. ...Read more

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If i'm an overweight mother, will I have an overweight baby?

Yes probably: Your pre-pregnancy weight has an impact on you and your baby throughout pregnancy. Overweight and obese women tend to be at greater risk for larger babies, gestational diabetes, hypertensive disorders, prolonged and difficult labors, cesarean births and surgical complications. Please keep your appointments with your obstetrician got a colleges for follow-up. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for overweight mother?

STOP SUGAR: See the post on my blog "sweet and dangerous" title of blog is "oxygen, the spark of life" that you can google. Yudkin showed that sugar is a cause of many diseases, including heart disease. Go to www.Prevmedgroup.Com and read my essay on sugar as a cause of insomnia. ...Read more

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Am sure i don't have sleep apnea. Am not overweight. Father.Mother.Brother also snore. . I have large tonsils could it be the reason. Treatments?

Am sure i don't have sleep apnea.  Am not overweight. Father.Mother.Brother also snore. . I have large tonsils could it be the reason. Treatments?

Need to be tested: Without a study, you can't know. Tonsils can obstruct airflow, and if blocked long enough, that is the definition of obstructive sleep apnea. Tonsil removal may be all you need, but you need an exam. Tonsils may only be part of the problem. Often it is not enough. Apnea is common in skinny people. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more