As a midwife, I am interested in a woman’s pregnancy outcome. But as I said earlier this week, a woman is not just a uterus. I care about the whole woman, her health not just through this pregnancy but throughout the rest of her life. I hope that through her interactions with me a woman is able to take at least one step closer to her optimal health. Yes, obesity increases the risks of some problems in pregnancy. But the risks for obesity do not stop there. Obesity predisposes a woman to some forms of cancer. Obese individuals are more likely to have diabetes and┬ácardiovascular┬áproblemsRead More →