Navigation Links
Watch your weight when pregnant

Fat women are more likely for Cesarean delivery, says Dr.Bell from Duke University NC. Years ago, anesthesia had been one of the major causes of maternal mortality. //Pregnancy and obesity both make it difficult to breathe under general anesthesia, so a woman's risk is doubled when the two conditions are combined.

Bell and colleagues studied more than 3000 women and calculated each woman's body mass index (BMI), a measurement of body fat calculated using a formula that is based on height and weight, and related it to her chances of having a Cesarean section.

Women requiring the surgery were an average weight of 191 pounds and had an average BMI of 53, while women who delivered vaginally weighed an average of 182 pounds and had an average BMI of 31.

The researchers also found that the number of women who needed a C-section increased as BMI of a person increased. Among women with a BMI of 20 or less ( which indicates a low amount of body fat),had a normal delivery. Whereas if BMI ranged from 21-30 ( which indicates a range of body fat from healthy to a fatter proportion), the incidence was 0.3%, and when BMI was 31-40 (obesity), the incidence was 33% .

Women should take care against excessive weight gain while pregnant, to avoid unnecessary hassels.They should work to be in good shape for a normal delivery.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Watch your weight when pregnant
2. Watching television for long hours could lead to agressiveness
3. Watch what you eat during summer
4. Watching television linked to smoking
5. Watching TV in the bedroom can lower children’s school performanc
6. Stop Watching TV: Toddler Development Affected
7. Watch Out! Pollution hazard from E-waste recycling in India & China
8. Watch out those of you planning for a predetermined Cesarean Section
9. For West Nile Virus: Prevention Is The Watchword
10. Watching Violent, Churning Movie Scenes Affect Problem-Solving Ability
11. Watch Station Set Up In China To Monitor Bird Flu Outbreak
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/19/2017)... Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) , ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... in the United States, named Dr. Howard Ng, as the new Medical Director of ... will be the new facility Medical Director of our Pflugerville- FM 685 location,” said ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... 2017 , ... When it comes to household safety, there are few priorities ... to keep babies and toddlers safe, and there's no better time for companies to ... to Check Labels, Brands that sell all kinds of common consumer products should spend ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... With Netmail ... contractors in the United States, can easily manage all of their data, apply ... on premise platforms simultaneously. “As a construction company,” says Ryan Sinnwell, the Infrastructure ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... ... , ... A September 7 article on BBC News describes new ... world’s most common and least expensive medications, may be able to stimulate stem cells ... California Dental Group and Calabasas Dental Care says that, while it’s likely to be ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... ... September 18, 2017 , ... Allegheny Health Network’s (AHN) string of ... the fifth consecutive year, AHN earned more honors than any health care provider in ... a dinner Sept. 14 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh included:, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/29/2017)... ivWatch, LLC, the leading provider of continuous monitoring devices ... been awarded an Innovative Technology contract from Vizient, Inc., the largest ... ... the early detection of peripheral IV infiltration and extravasation events ... The Innovative Technology contract was awarded to ivWatch ...
(Date:8/28/2017)... Aug. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), ... Monday, September 11, 2017, in New York ... officer, is scheduled to present at 11:05 a.m. Eastern Time. ... at http://ir.hill-rom.com/events.cfm . A recorded replay will be available ... December 10, 2017. ...
(Date:8/25/2017)... Aug. 25, 2017  Innovation Zed ( www.innovationzed.com ), an Irish medtech ... South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, England ... used with diabetes patients as part of a national NHS Test Bed ... Innovation ... InsulCheck Connect, a snap-on accessory for disposable insulin ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: