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Plus Size Pregnancy: What the evidence really says about higher BMI and birth

 Author: Sara Wickham  Category: Pregnancy/Birth  Publisher: Birthmoon Creations  ISBN: 1914465091  Pages: 230

Have you been told that your pregnancy is high risk simply because you have a higher BMI? Have you been advised that you need extra tests and interventions, or that you have no choice about where you give birth? Do you feel pressured or scared into following this advice? Are you wondering whether higher BMI actually makes a difference and whether guidelines about higher BMI and birth are truly evidence based?
If your answer to any of these questions is “yes” then take a deep breath and read on, because this book is going to help you take back control.
In Plus Size Pregnancy, trusted researcher and bestselling author Dr Sara Wickham guides you through the evidence about higher BMI and birth, exposing the myths and assumptions, the broader issues, and the science behind what we do and don’t know.
This inspiring, science-filled book will help you to empower yourself, providing you with the evidence you need to make informed decisions about your pregnancy, birth and beyond.

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