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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Voigt, M; Straube, S; Zygmunt, M; Krafczyk, B; Schneider, KT; Briese, V 
Title:
Obesity and pregnancy - a risk profile. 
Abstract:
AIM: We aimed to illustrate the relationship between maternal obesity during pregnancy and maternal and fetal outcomes. We examined the influence of maternal BMI at the beginning of pregnancy on risks of pregnancy and birth, and on the somatic classification of the neonates. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In our retrospective cohort study we included 499 267 singleton pregnancies taken from the German perinatal statistics of 1998-2000. 51 506 obese pregnant women (BMI>/= 30) were compared to 320 148 preg...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
212 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
201-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0948-2393 
TUM Institution:
r Perinatalmedizin und Perinatalphysiologie