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The Link Between Obesity and Pregnancy Complications
diabetes. This can lead to extremely large infants who are more likely to have birth injuries or require Caesarean delivery. Preeclampsia Obese mothers are twice as likely to have high blood pressure related to pregnancy. This can increase the chance of blood
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the baby's nervous system. Plus, inadequate amounts are also linked to problems for mom, such as morning sickness, preeclampsia and complications during delivery. Aim for this amount: 3 milligrams (mg) twice a day. Vitamin B9 Getting adequate amounts
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significant amount of antioxidants can help reverse or improve the ability of the blood flow through the placenta and reduce preeclampsia ," he says. Coffee: Dr. Greene says the theories of why coffee is bad for pregnant women have been proven false, and
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research has found that women with a low leg-to-height ratio have a higher risk of heart disease, breathing problems, and preeclampsia (dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy). Now two studies suggest that short legs may be a sign that a woman
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Maine, Julie was rushed to the hospital; three days later, she was on an air ambulance to Houston. She had developed preeclampsia , pregnancy-induced hypertension, a potentially fatal condition whose only cure is delivery. "We have to take the baby