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Nutrition in Pregnancy Following Bariatric Surgery

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Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Salford Royal NHS Foundation & University Teaching Trust, Salford, Greater Manchester M6 8HD, UK
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Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Salford Royal NHS Foundation & University Teaching Trust, Salford, Greater Manchester M6 8HD, UK
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Department of Surgery, Salford Royal NHS Foundation & University Teaching Trust, Salford, Greater Manchester M6 8HD, UK
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Faculty of Biology, Medicine & Health, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
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Nutrients 2017, 9(12), 1338; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu9121338
Received: 6 November 2017 / Revised: 28 November 2017 / Accepted: 3 December 2017 / Published: 8 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery)
The widespread use of bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity has led to a dramatic increase in the numbers of women who become pregnant post-surgery. This can present new challenges, including a higher risk of protein and calorie malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in pregnancy due to increased maternal and fetal demand. We undertook a focused, narrative review of the literature and present pragmatic recommendations. It is advisable to delay pregnancy for at least 12 months following bariatric surgery. Comprehensive pre-conception and antenatal care is essential to achieving the best outcomes. Nutrition in pregnancy following bariatric surgery requires specialist monitoring and management. A multidisciplinary approach to care is desirable with close monitoring for deficiencies at each trimester. View Full-Text
Keywords: bariatric surgery; pregnancy; nutritional status bariatric surgery; pregnancy; nutritional status
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Slater, C.; Morris, L.; Ellison, J.; Syed, A.A. Nutrition in Pregnancy Following Bariatric Surgery. Nutrients 2017, 9, 1338.

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