Weight-Loss Surgery Can Cause Pregnancy and Birth Complications

Table of Contents Case studyFindingsConclusionReferences Women who have previously undergone weight-loss surgery are at a higher risk of developing pregnancy complications. Their babies are more likely to be prematurely born, have congenital anomalies and get admitted to the intensive care. This is according to a comprehensive assessment about how bariatric surgery affects pregnancy outcomes. Case study The systematic review and the meta-analysis compared more than 14,800 pregnancies in women who had undergone weight-loss surgery previously with about 4 million pregnancies in women who had not. Authors said that pregnant women who had undergone weight-loss surgery at some point should be … Continue reading Weight-Loss Surgery Can Cause Pregnancy and Birth Complications