Health Rewind: 25 Percent of Women Are Obese Before Pregnancy

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One in Four Expectant Mothers Is Obese

Twenty-five percent of pregnant women are obese before getting pregnant, says a new study from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. This number is on the rise over the past few decades. Researchers worry that these women will not lose the weight after giving birth and will have an increased risk for diabetes and heart disease. 

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