Pregnancy & obesity: cost studies

Obesity and pregnancy: complications and cost

Coinciding with the rise of overweight and obesity prevalence, overweight has become one of the most common obstetric complications. The aim of this study was to analyse the complications and the costs associated obesity and pregnancy. See more

Obesity in pregnancy: a retrospective prevalence-based study on health service utilisation and costs on the NHS

The aim of this paper was to investigate the utilisation of health services and associated costs among normal weight and overweight/obese pregnant women. See more

Increased maternal BMI is associated with an increased risk of minor complications during pregnancy with consequent cost implications

The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of body mass index on the risk of developing minor complications during pregnancy and to evaluate the consequent cost implications for the NHS. See more

Obesity in pregnancy: infant health service utilisation and costs on the NHS

The objective of this study was to estimate the direct healthcare cost of infants born to overweight or obese mothers to the National Health Service in the UK. See more