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Obesity is a known risk factor for complications during pregnancy and birth, as well as worse outcomes. This study looked at the health risks and outcomes of pregnancy in obese women (BMI>35) at the family medicine clinic in Bangor, ME as well as what interventions are being done know to encourage women to meet their weight gain goals. Interviews and literature searches were conducted to determine possible strategies to better get obese pregnant women to meet their weight gain goals.
obesity, pregnancy, maine
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Seybolt, Margo, "Assessing barriers to meeting weight gain goals in obese pregnant women" (2015). Family Medicine Block Clerkship, Student Projects. 95.