The management of obesity in women
who are planning a pregnancy

Featured Practice Bulletin

Obesity in Pregnancy

Obstetrician–gynecologists are the leading experts in the health care of women, and obesity is the most common health care problem in women of reproductive age. Obesity in women is such a common problem that the implications relative to pregnancy often are unrecognized, overlooked, or ignored because of the lack of specific evidence-based treatment options.

  • Understanding of the management of obesity during pregnancy.
  • Additional health care professionals.