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Posted by: Zoe | 2011/05/13

Pregnancy and Obesity

My 41 year olf sister weighs more than 120kg and would like to fall pregnant. I strongly believe she needs to lose weight before she can think of having a baby. what are the medical implications of falling pregnant at her age.

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The risks would be of Down syndrome in the baby and a higher chnace of diabetes and high blood pressure for herself. These can have risks for her and the baby.

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2011/05/16

The risks would be of Down syndrome in the baby and a higher chnace of diabetes and high blood pressure for herself. These can have risks for her and the baby.

Best wishes

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