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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

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