Higher risk of preterm delivery in overweight and obese women2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3793 (Published 12 June 2013) Cite this as: 2013;346:f3793
Women who are overweight or obese in early pregnancy have an increased risk of delivering early. A large Swedish study of more than one and a half million singleton pregnancies reported a steady increase in preterm deliveries with rising maternal body mass index (BMI), and the link …
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