Obese women more likely to have babies with serious birth defects, says study

Obese women more likely to have babies with serious birth defects, says study

Women who are obese when they conceive are more likely to have a baby with serious birth defects, a major study has found. The research revealed a sliding scale of risk for health problems including congenital heart defects, anomalies of the digestive system and malformations of genital organs or limbs.

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