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Experts find pro's and con's of pregnancy after weight loss surgery

Friday, January 11, 2013 - 10:40am

If you are thinking of undergoing weight loss surgery and you were thinking of trying to have a baby - you might want to wait.

Experts say pregnancy after bariatric surgery is actually safer than pregnancy while morbidly obese and the majority of women have no complications. However, there is a risk of band slippage or leakage and some research shows a higher miscarriage rate among pregnancies within 18 months of having weight loss surgery.

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