Obesity is an epidemic in the United States. Bariatric surgery can improve some pregnancy outcomes, but nutritional and surgical complications can occur and result in adverse perinatal outcomes. The rate of obesity has increased by 70% from 1994 to 2003 and the rate of pre-pregnancy obesity is 29% in the United States in 2019
Fetal and Neonatal Effects
Effects of Bariatric Surgery
Common Nutritional Deficiencies After Bypass Surgery (Roux-En-Y) Include
Active band management
ACOG Practice Bulletin 105: Bariatric Surgery in Pregnancy
CDC MMWR: Increases in prepregnancy obesity: United States, 2016-2019
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