Obesity Causing Hindrance In Pregnancy? Obesity Surgery Might Be Your Solutionby Ronit Roy Health Educator & Consultant
Obesity never comes alone. it brings unwanted complications. Apart from medical conditions like sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, high blood pressure etc, it also causes infertility for many. As per obesity surgery doctor, any of the two parents being overweight or obese can cause difficulty in natural conception. If being obese is the reason for the same, it can often be cured with the help of timely laparoscopic obesity surgery. Let’s take a look at how it helped such a bulky couple, having their own family.
Mrs. Sneha Dorbiyal and her husband has been trying for a baby for over a year. When they had no luck, they sought the consultation of an obstetrician. The doctor performed several tests and concluded their extra weight is a significant issue that is causing the same. Mrs. Dobriyal weight 98 kg while her husband was 92 kgs. The doctor then suggested them both to lose weight.
Even when 3 months of joint-gym and dieting didn't help the couple much, they went to an obesity surgery doctor. He evaluated and suggested Mrs. Dobriyal undergo the obesity surgery doctor and suggested Mr. Dobriyal to try a little harder to lose weight conventionally, as he was fit otherwise. He arranged a session with the nutritionist of his team for both of them.
At first, Mrs. Dobriyal was a little scared fearing the surgery will leave big marks on the belly and would make her pregnancy even more challenging, but, the doctor explained all about laparoscopic obesity surgery. This advanced surgery is not only carried out effectively, through a few minor incisions in the body, but it also offers numerous benefits in terms of recovery over the open surgery. Moreover, after resolving the obesity through the surgery, it would also elevate the chances of natural conception for her. With this assurance, she gave a green signal to the surgery.
After she underwent the laparoscopic obesity surgery, she lost over 15 kgs over the period of 1 year and then her obstetrician approved her for trying for a baby again. By this time, her husband also lost around 7 kgs and it took about 3 and a half months time for them to get the good news.
Obesity indeed makes it tricky to have a natural pregnancy due to physical constraints and hormonal imbalance. Many overweight people who are encountering difficulty in natural conception are nowadays opting for obesity surgery to reduce weight first.
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