Weighted is­sue

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - WELLBEING -

Fifty per cent of women are over­weight or obese at the start of preg­nancy, say Univer­sity of Sydney re­searchers, putting them at more risk of ges­ta­tional di­a­betes, pre-eclamp­sia and cae­sarean birth. The rec­om­men­da­tion is that more ed­u­ca­tion is given on how to have a healthy weight pre-preg­nancy.

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