Maternal obesity and its effect on pregnancy outcome

Miriam Katz

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial


Obesity during pregnancy is considered a high risk state because it is associated with many serious complications jeopardizing maternal and fetal well being. When consulted pre-conceptionaly patients should be informed about the possible complications during pregnancy associated with obesity and strongly encouraged to lose weight prior to conceiving.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-130
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Perinatal Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014


  • Fetal malformations
  • Maternal complications
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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