The Impact of Maternal Obesity on Fetal and Neonatal Outcomes

Donald J. Dudley

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPregnancy in the Obese Woman
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Management
PublisherWiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9781405196482
StatePublished - Feb 18 2011


  • Adverse pregnancy outcome prevention in obese women - a multidisciplinary team approach
  • Adverse pregnancy outcomes, maternal obesity - and increased neonatal mortality
  • Compounding risk factors, for stillbirth in obese women - maternal race and ethnicity
  • Impact of maternal obesity - on fetal and neonatal outcomes
  • Maternal obesity impact - on fetal and neonatal outcomes
  • Maternal obesity, increased risk for variety of fetal structural anomalies
  • Obesity in general, and adverse health consequences
  • Pathophysiological causes, of miscarriage in the obese - prone to metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Standard therapy for prevention of recurrent pregnancy loss - the same in women with obesity
  • Stillbirth, a risk in obese women - increasing with maternal weight

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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