Why Unwanted Weight Matters When You are Trying to get pregnant


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This can cause fertility problems. Yet another possibility, your weight may be in the normal range, but you may carry more fat, and less muscle, than is healthy. If you’re concerned about your weight. It makes a difference when you’re trying to get pregnant.

Figure it doesn’t really matter what you weigh now, since you’re about to start gaining big time (might as well start the diet on. Too many pounds also makes it harder for you to conceive in the first place. You’re also more likely to develop problems during your pregnancy, including high blood pressure ( preeclampsia. Your BMI (Body Mass Index) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out if your weight is in a healthy range.

Having an overweight or underweight BMI can affect your fertility, cause health problems during pregnancy and affect the future health of a child. Excess weight may be the reason you’re having trouble getting pregnant. Learn why being overweight can prevent ovulation and how losing weight before pregnancy can increase fertility and your. Female fertility is a woman’s ability to conceive a biological child. You and your partner might question your fertility if you’ve been trying to get pregnant with frequent, unprotected sex for at least one year — or at least six months if you’re.

Your Ideal Baby Weight. You don’t need to achieve your dream body in order to get pregnant. Most women who consider themselves a little overweight or underweight can get pregnant without issue. But if your.

If you are underweight it may affect your fertility and increases the risk of health problems during pregnancy. If you are underweight it may affect your fertility and cause health problems during. Your weight also matters. Obesity is one of the most common causes of preventable irregular ovulation. Even a 10% decrease in weight can improve your ability to conceive.

The most important reason why weight matters is because of your health. On this website, you will learn more about how your weight and health go hand-in-hand, how your weight affects your health and.

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Because obesity may increase a woman’s risk of stillbirth, women who are obese may wish to consider losing weight before attempting to conceive.

“The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Conception, Birth and Everything In Between” by Ann Douglas
from The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Conception, Birth and Everything In Between
by Ann Douglas
Wiley, 2011

Absence of ovarian activity must be the true cause in the general conditions which are outwardly shown by obesity, anaemia, and disturbances of nutrition; some women do not conceive as long as they remain too fat, while loss of weight has in some cases been followed by conception.

“French's Index of Differential Diagnosis” by F. Dudley Hart
from French’s Index of Differential Diagnosis
by F. Dudley Hart
Elsevier Science, 2014

Because the weight at which you enterpregnancy carries with it so many shortand longterm benefits (for both you and baby), this topic simply can’t be shelved until after conception, regardless of your current shape and size.

“Before Your Pregnancy: A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception” by Amy Ogle, Lisa Mazzullo, Mary D'Alton
from Before Your Pregnancy: A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception
by Amy Ogle, Lisa Mazzullo, Mary D’Alton
Random House Publishing Group, 2011

Plus, here’s another weighty issue to contemplate while you’re contemplating conceiving: Not only can being overweight compromise fertility, but it can also be problematic once you do become pregnant—even if you don’t gain too much weight during pregnancy.

“What to Expect Before You're Expecting” by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
from What to Expect Before You’re Expecting
by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
Workman Publishing Company, 2009

Excess weight has a profound effect on female fertility, with a significant reduction in the chance of a successful pregnancy: it reduces the chance of conception, increases the risk of miscarriage, as well as substantially increasing the risk of obstetric complications during the pregnancy and at delivery.

“Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology E-Book” by Andrew Thomson, Philip Owen, Brian A. Magowan
from Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology E-Book
by Andrew Thomson, Philip Owen, Brian A. Magowan
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

Gestational weight loss in women with obesity is associated with a higher risk of SGA (Kapadia et al., 2015), however, it can result in risk reduction of other perinatal complications such as operative birth and preeclampsia (Bogaerts et al., 2015).

“Prenatal and Postnatal Care: A Woman-Centered Approach” by Robin G. Jordan, Cindy L. Farley, Karen Trister Grace
from Prenatal and Postnatal Care: A Woman-Centered Approach
by Robin G. Jordan, Cindy L. Farley, Karen Trister Grace
Wiley, 2018

Ideally, overweight women will achieve a healthy body weight before becoming pregnant, avoid excessive weight gain during pregnancy, and postpone weight loss until after childbirth.

“Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies” by Frances Sizer, Ellie Whitney
from Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies
by Frances Sizer, Ellie Whitney
Cengage Learning, 2016

● Women who have a BMI of 30 or over should be informed that they are likely to take longer to conceive and that weight loss is likely to increase their chance of conception if they are not ovulating.

“Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology” by Keith Edmonds, Christoph Lees, Tom Bourne
from Dewhurst’s Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
by Keith Edmonds, Christoph Lees, Tom Bourne
Wiley, 2018

One study found that women with GDM or preeclampsia are more likely to retain more weight after pregnancy than women with normal births (Suntio et al. 2009).

“Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease” by Victor R. Preedy
from Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease
by Victor R. Preedy
Springer New York, 2012

Several small studies suggest that monitoring weight gain, quantity of food consumed, and physical activity combined with behavioral counseling can limit weight gain during pregnancy and promote postpartum weight loss.

“Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies E-Book” by Steven G. Gabbe, Jennifer R. Niebyl, Joe Leigh Simpson, Mark B Landon, Henry L Galan, Eric R. M. Jauniaux, Deborah A Driscoll, Vincenzo Berghella, William A Grobman
from Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies E-Book
by Steven G. Gabbe, Jennifer R. Niebyl, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

Oktay Kutluk

Kutluk Oktay, MD, FACOG is one of the world's foremost experts in fertility preservation as well as ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization for infertility treatments. He developed and performed the world's first ovarian transplantation procedures as well as pioneered new ovarian stimulation protocols for embryo and oocyte freezing for breast and endometrial cancer patients.

Mail: [email protected]
Telephone: +1 (877) 492-3666

Biography: https://medicine.yale.edu/profile/kutluk_oktay/
Bibliography: oktay_bibliography

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  • I really loved your video a big big thumbs up for it��♥️
    Can u please suggest what diet can I follow for thinning the blood as I have proteinS & C deficiency. I’m meeting the specialist soon but i like to know what diet can be of a help. I also had a miscarriage recently.
    I have hypo thyroid which is very slightly above the normal.
    Thank you.

  • Hello ma’am. My name is ananya, I’m 32 years old and I have a regular period from the beginning. I want to conceive but for the last two months when I was checking my ovulation day, I found out that I didn’t ovulate although I had regular periods during both the months… I don’t know what is wrong as my doctor also didn’t find out anything… Plz give me your suggestion

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  • Ma’am meri shadi ko 10 months hue h, mere kuch queries h kindly reply��
    1. Mai thodi over weight hu jiske liye morning walk krti hu. Pregnancy k liye try krne k samay excercise kr sakte h kya? isse conceiving me problem to nhi hoti??
    2. Mai 8 saalo se thyroid ki thyronorm 25 MG tablet le rhi hu.. but mai every 6 months me test krwati rhti hu to hmesha report normal hi ati h.
    3. 4-5 months phle mujhe pta chala tha ki Vitamin D25 ki deficiency h (10 only ) to maine doctor ki salah se 3 month tablet li kya mujhe aage bhi ye tablet lena chahiye?
    4. Kya hum bina doctor ki salah k folic acid ya or forts BZ plus tablet le sakte h?
    5. Mujhe pcod ki problem h. mai 3-4 month k bad try krne ka soch rhi hu to kya abhi mujhe doctor ko dikha dena chahiye?
    6. Mujhe intercourse k time ya uske bad vagina me jalan hoti h aisa kyu? Kya iski wajah protection use krna ho skta h bcz Hmne kbhi without condom sex nhi kiya.

  • I started drinking “Get pregnant fertility tea” by secrets of tea right after my miscarriage. After reading all the nutrients and potential fertility boosts I am drinking 2 cups a day everyday. I think it has been pretty beneficial. I ovulated 2 weeks after my miscarriage and AF spotting has started today, hopefully full flow tomorrow exactly 2 weeks after Ovulation and 4 weeks after m/c. Let’s hope this tea helps when ttc in a couple months.:)

  • THANKS SO MUCH FOR WATCHING! Don’t forget to answer my question of the day! What are your TTC Tips? Where are you in your #ttcjourney? Let me know in the comments below ❤️

  • Excellent Video clip! Excuse me for butting in, I am interested in your initial thoughts. Have you heard about Mackorny Smooth Penile Blueprint (google it)? It is an awesome one of a kind product for learning how to get pregnant quickly minus the hard work. Ive heard some amazing things about it and my friend got astronomical success with it.

  • Mem meri age 35 he but mera 41 he mujhe thyroid ki problem he mujhe abhi tak concive nahi huva doctor ka treatment chal raha he plz wait badhane k liye kya karna chahiye