#19 Fertility, Pregnancy and Your Weight

beyond bariatric surgery podcast

GUEST: Melanie McGrice, Adv APD

Are you struggling to become pregnant and don’t know what to do? You’re already well aware there’s a list of reasons why women don’t get pregnant and you’re feeling frustrated. Weight problems are common among reproductive age women putting them at increased risk for problems with fertility and pregnancy. Some women have chosen bariatric surgery specifically to improve their fertility so they can start or add to their family. How prevalent is infertility related to weight? Let’s talk to fertility dietitian Melanie McGrice.