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Fertility

Couples with Obesity May Take Longer to Achieve Pregnancy

February 6, 2017

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Fertility

According to an article published online in Human Reproduction (3 February 2017), couples in which both partners are obese may take from 55 to 59% longer to achieve pregnancy, compared to their normal weight counterparts. According to the authors, a lot of studies on fertility and body composition have focused on the female partner, but these new findings underscore the importance of including both partners.

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