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In this study, Molyneaux and colleagues found that obese women had significantly higher odds of experiencing depression during their pregnancy (antenatal depression) than normal weight women. However, this was not related to particular dietary patterns, or to inadequate or excessive weight gain during pregnancy.

Obese Women have Higher Odds of Antenatal Depression than Normal ...

























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In this study by Faria-Schutzer and colleagues, they found that having a high BMI during pregnancy was associated with stress, anxiety, and depression. In addition, pregnant obese women report feeling stigmatized by society, criticized by healthcare professionals, and feel a lack of support overall. Pregnant obese women also report that […]

Several studies demonstrate lack of emotional support provided to obese ...