Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 9th, 2001
In a study of over 5,000 IVF patients, researchers in Australia found that women with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 30 had over a 50% greater chance of miscarrying than women of normal weight. Women with a BMI of over 35 had more than double the risk of miscarriage.
Prof. Robert Norman, head of the Reproductive Medicine Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, told the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology that...
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