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"Caught between a rock and a hard place: obesity and delivery decisions"
Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Mark Santillan, University of Iowa
Peer Reviewed
0
Publication Date
11-15-2011
Abstract
The incidence of obesity has achieved epidemic proportions. The increase in the proportion of women gaining more than 40 pounds during pregnancy and the related increased perinatal morbidity demonstrates how obesity has affected the reproductive outcomes for women. Individualized counseling and preparation for the needs of an obese woman in labor are at the cornerstone of managing obese women in labor and delivery.
Keywords
  • obesity,
  • delivery,
  • antepartum testing,
  • pregnancy,
  • labor
Total Pages
2
Rights
Copyright © Mark K. Santillan, 2011.
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Citation Information
Mark Santillan. ""Caught between a rock and a hard place: obesity and delivery decisions"" (2011) p. 1 - 2 ISSN: 2154-4751
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_santillan/12/