Some Ob-Gyns Say Obese Patients too High-Risk

Obese pregnant women, already at higher risk for health complications, have had another setback: a survey conducted last week by South Florida's Sun Sentinel revealed that several ob-gyns there refuse to treat overweight and obese women. Some doctors who admitted they refused obese patients in the survey said that they did not have adequate equipment to treat women over a certain weight. Others said they refuse obese patients because they are too high-risk to treat, and need doctors with...Full Story
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