Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 12th, 2004
The study, by ob/gyns at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Soroka University Medical Center in Israel, looked particularly at "the correlation between maternal obesity and incidence of cesarean section (CS) while controlling for the potential confounding effects of other variables associated with obesity."
E. Sheiner and colleagues conducted "a population-based study ... comparing all pregnancies of obese (maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or more) and non-obese patients, between the years...
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