Effects of obesity treatment on female reproduction: results do not match expectations

This review examines the effects of obesity treatment before and during pregnancy and finds that treatment has had minimal impact on improving perinatal outcomes.

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Volume 107, Issue 4, Pages 860–867


Richard S. Legro, M.D.


Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders. The journal publishes juried original scientific articles in clinical and laboratory research relevant to reproductive endocrinology, urology, andrology, physiology, immunology, genetics, contraception, and menopause. Fertility and Sterility® encourages and supports meaningful basic and clinical research, and facilitates and promotes excellence in professional education, in the field of reproductive medicine.