Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 23rd, 2006
According to a report from researchers at the State University of New York in Buffalo, "In the United States, obesity has increased steadily. As obesity in pregnancy is a high-risk obstetric situation, important questions are whether there has been a trend toward higher prepregnancy body mass indexes (BMIs) in women who have become pregnant and if there are subgroups at risk."
J. Yeh and J.A. Shelton wrote, "The objective of this study was to analyze the shifts, if any, in the prepregnancy BMIs in women who delivered." They analyzed "birth certificate...
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