Maternal overweight and obesity: where to from here?: It is time to examine how the health of young women can be improved prior to pregnancy

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Date: Feb. 19, 2018
From: The Medical Journal of Australia(Vol. 208, Issue 3)
Publisher: Australasian Medical Publishing Company Limited
Document Type: Article
Length: 43 words

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The article discusses the findings of a study by Cheney and colleagues, which shows the increasing contribution by the effects of overweight and obesity during pregnancy to adverse perinatal outcomes. Pre-pregnancy weight loss interventions need to be a priority for improving perinatal health.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A531546799