Pregnancy Less Likely When Dad Is Overweight

DENVER — Among couples using assisted reproductive technology, an overweight male partner may lower the chances of pregnancy, a retrospective study showed. After controlling for several factors, including the mother's body mass index, every 5-unit increase in the father's BMI was associated with a 28 percent decrease in the likelihood of clinical pregnancy, according to Dr. Zaher Merhi of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. As there were no...Full Story
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