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Stillbirth and obesity

Stillbirth is a devastating event for all concerned. In this study Maja Dolanc Merc, from the University Medical Centre in Ljubjlana, Slovenia, led a team of researchers looking into the links between stillbirths and mothers being obese before the start … Continue reading

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Obesity and maternal ICU admission

In this study Heather R. Masters, from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, led a team of researchers looking into the links between mothers’ obesity and their likelihood of being admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) during their … Continue reading

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Overweight mothers and foetal acidosis

Foetal acidosis occurs when unborn babies’ blood becomes too acidic and typically occurs when a child is deprived of oxygen for an extended period of time during or after birth. In this study Stefan Johansson, from the Karolinska Institutet in … Continue reading

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Obesity, inflammation and still birth

Being too fat can be linked to an increase risk of having a still birth. Being obese is also linked to inflammation and in this study Margo S. Harrison, from Columbia University Medical Centre in New York, led a team … Continue reading

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