DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20151639

Pregnancy with super-obesity: an emerging pandemic

Aditi V. Joshi, Nilesh C. Mhaske, Sheetal K. Barhate, Ameya Dudhwalkar, Deepali Kharat, Michelle N. Fonseca

Abstract


Pregnancy associated with obesity is an upcoming challenge in high risk obstetrics management. Ironically, in India though half the population is under the malnutrition zone, it is known as the diabetic capital. This is attributed to the changing lifestyles which have led to a steep rise in medical disorders like hypertension, diabetes and obesity, especially in metropolitan cities. A case of pregnancy in a super obese woman with a successful outcome is presented here.

Keywords


Pregnancy, Super-obesity, Delivery

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