Key Words: BMI, Maternal obesity, Pregnancy and neonatal complications, Kazakhstan. INTRODUCTION. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines obesity ...
ORIGINAL PAPER Nagoya J. Med. Sci. 74. 83 ~ 92, 2012
THE IMPACT OF MATERNAL OBESITY ON MOTHER AND NEONATAL HEALTH: STUDY IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL OF ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN GULZHAN AIMUKHAMETOVA1, TALSHYN UKYBASOVA2, ZAITUNA HAMIDULLINA2, KARLYGASH ZHUBANYSHEVA2, MD. HARUN-OR-RASHID1, YOSHITOKU YOSHIDA1, HIDEKI KASUYA3 and JUNICHI SAKAMOTO1 1 Young Leaders’ Program in Healthcare Administration, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan 2 National Research Center for Maternal and Child Health, Astana, the Republic of Kazakhstan 3 Department of Surgery II, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
ABSTRACT This study was aimed to investigate the impact of maternal obesity on mothers and their neonatal health. Our study population consisted of 157 women with completed singleton pregnancies, which included both obese (Body mass index, BMI≥30) and non-obese women (BMI