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

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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Amy Herold
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Being overweight in pregnancy does not necessarily mean you will have a big baby if your pregnancy is otherwise uncomplicated, but your risk of having a big baby is doubled if you are obese.
Being overweight makes you three times more likely to develop gestational diabetes, and this condition can cause the baby to be big.

In brief: No

Being overweight in pregnancy does not necessarily mean you will have a big baby if your pregnancy is otherwise uncomplicated, but your risk of having a big baby is doubled if you are obese.
Being overweight makes you three times more likely to develop gestational diabetes, and this condition can cause the baby to be big.
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