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Chapter 10: Obesity and adolescent pregnancy

Patil, Manasi, Yenuberi, Hilda and Mathai, Matthews ORCID: (2020) 'Chapter 10: Obesity and adolescent pregnancy' in: Obesity and Obstetrics, 2, Elsevier.

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Adolescent pregnancy and obesity are conditions with multifactorial etiologies and adverse medical consequences, linked to underlying deep-rooted social problems. This chapter firstly discusses global trends, factors contributing to and the consequences of adolescent pregnancies, followed by a discussion of trends, etiology and complications of obesity. Lastly, the chapter describes the problems related to pregnancy in obese adolescents and the care options for obese pregnant adolescents.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: WQ Obstetrics > Pregnancy > WQ 200 General works
WS Pediatrics > Child Care. Nutrition. Physical Examination > WS 115 Nutritional requirements. Nutrition disorders
WS Pediatrics > By Age Groups > WS 460 Adolescence (General)
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > International Public Health Department
Depositing User: Rachel Dominguez
Date Deposited: 20 May 2020 13:44
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2020 10:43


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