Weight-related quality of life in obese, pregnant women in South Africa

DOI: 10.1080/16089677.2017.1368959
Author(s): MA TisaneDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, South Africa, JL Van der MerweDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, South Africa, DR HallDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, South Africa


Objective: The global obesity pandemic includes pregnant women. Obesity may negatively impact quality of life (QOL). A validated, obesity-specific, QOL assessment tool was used to assess the impact of obesity on five specific domains.

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