Your Fertility Appointment Today to Start Your Family Tomorrow


You are here

Being Just 'Slightly Too Heavy' Cuts IVF Hopes

Daily Mail,  Oct 4, 2011

Being clinically obese is known to affect fertility, IVF conception and birth; however a new study finds that women who are overweight — even by just a few pounds — are less likely to have a baby through IVF. Their chance of having a live birth through the treatment is reduced by 9 percent, while the risk of miscarriage increases 24 percent, according to British researchers. The findings are published in the journal Human Reproduction

Read more.


Add new comment

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.