Hospital Bed

BBC News – Delay pregnancy after obesity surgery, women warned

Interesting news for anyone considering weight loss surgery before trying get pregnant. Even though you’ll have lost the weight, you still won’t escape the ‘high risk’ bracket, and will likely receive much of the same treatment that you would if you were still big. Furthermore it seems that a number of things could go wrong, …

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Folic Acid

Folic Acid – did you know the ‘new’ guidance for obese women?

I say ‘new’. The CMACE/RCOG advice on folic acid actually came out in 2010, but I can’t be the only one who knew nothing about it? Basically, the RCOG has suggested that obese women should take 5mg doses of folic acid daily instead of the 400μg advised for ‘normal’ weight women, because obese women have …

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Scary Looking Doctor

A plea for help from the UK on a US website

If anything convinces me I’m doing the right thing by spending what ridiculously little spare time I have working on getting this website up and running, this is it: Please please please, can someone help me. I am 10 weeks pregnant and currently have a BMI of 35. Firstly, I have suffered with severe sickness …

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