When Getting Pregnant is Difficult

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  • Obesity and Pregnancy
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  • Seeking Help
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  • What Is Infertility?
  • How Common Is Infertility?

Obesity and Pregnancy

Another factor that serves as a barrier to pregnancy is obesity, which can create hormone imbalances that make it harder to conceive. Also, a 2011 study found that overweight Black women don’t respond as well to infertility treatment as women of other races. 

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