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Obesity, Fertility Treatments Don't Mix, Experts Say

The Vancouver Sun,  Sept 23, 2011
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The Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, which recommends standards for the country's fertility doctors, will be hosting a debate in Toronto this weekend on the issue of whether a woman of a certain Body Mass Index (BMI) should be banned from getting in vitro fertilization. Doctors say there is an increased health risk women face with a BMI higher than 35 when trying to get pregnant and keeping the weight down would help reduce complications.

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