Studies indicate that lack of control over blood sugar could result in birth defects in the fetus. Pre-term delivery, over-weight, large birth weight, low blood sugar in babies and preeclampsia are not unknown where the mother has no or improper control over her blood sugar. DO YOUR BABIES A FAVOUR; CONTROL YOUR SUGAR AND WEIGHT DURING PREGNANCY.
Obesity is the enemy of mothers-to-be in yet another way. Weight gain is not just unaesthetic, but starting out overweight or gaining undue weight during pregnancy has long and short term problems for your baby.
This weight could lead to overweight babies. Also, births complicated by the baby’s shoulder getting stuck on the way out or may lead to a caesarian section.
In later life the child could be prone to diabetes, hypertension and metabolic syndromes increasing odds of heart attacks and strokes.
Study authors and experts advise in Reuters that obesity and weight gain could result in miscarriages or infertility. Further, obese ladies would need to change their lifestyle and lose weight before they can become pregnant and also birth healthy babies.
Obesity is a disease. Medical advice can be easily obtained on nutrition and an exercise; so one can start out well to having healthy babies says the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.