Obesity is a continuing issue around the world and in many
contexts. The growing number of obese people is an increasing
concern for those in the medical profession, and obesity can pose
specific challenges in relation to fertility and pregnancy.
Patients who are obese require specific considerations and
knowledge. Bringing together experts from a variety of specialties
to examine the issues and challenges of obesity, this book
discusses how obesity affects fertility, reproduction, and
pregnancy. Beginning with an exploration of the epidemiology of
obesity, further chapters focus on specific issues related to
obesity and both male and female reproduction, the complications of
obesity during pregnancy and labour, and the long term effects of
obesity. This is the most comprehensive resource to examine the
topic of obesity and reproductive issues, making it invaluable for
medical students, professionals, and researchers in public policy
Comprehensive examination of fertility issues arising from male and
female obesityClinical knowledge and expertise given to the
subjectsIn-depth examination through 47 chapters of a growing, but
often overlooked, issue in fertility and pregnancy
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