Can obese women conceive normally?

Obesity can make it difficult for you to get pregnant.

Being overweight can affect ovulation in females. Fat cells that make estrogen in the body grow and release more estrogen hormone as you gain weight. In the presence of too much estrogen, the body reacts as if you are taking hormonal birth control with estrogen or are already pregnant. Obesity also affects the menstruation cycle.

If you are undergoing fertility treatments, it may get affected due to obesity. Obesity may lower your chances of getting pregnant. If an obese woman conceives, there are chances the baby born is at the higher risk of health problem.

It is important for a woman who is planning to get pregnant to maintain her body weight and take proper diet.  


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