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Trying to conceive: does my weight affect my fertility?

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Dr. Serena Chen
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Being overweight or underweight can have a significant negative effect upon your fertility.
Fat is a hormonally active tissue and there are numerous studies demonstrating decreased pregnancy rates in overweight people. Excess weight is also associated with higher miscarriage and birth defect rates as well as increased risks for serious maternal complications. Please discuss this with your dr.

In brief: Yes

Being overweight or underweight can have a significant negative effect upon your fertility.
Fat is a hormonally active tissue and there are numerous studies demonstrating decreased pregnancy rates in overweight people. Excess weight is also associated with higher miscarriage and birth defect rates as well as increased risks for serious maternal complications. Please discuss this with your dr.
Dr. Serena Chen
Dr. Serena Chen
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Dr. Matthew Lederman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Both overweight and underweight women may have a harder time conceving, even if they undergo infertility treatment.

In brief: Yes

Both overweight and underweight women may have a harder time conceving, even if they undergo infertility treatment.
Dr. Matthew Lederman
Dr. Matthew Lederman
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