Obesity Could Hurt Fertility - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

3/6/07

Obesity Could Hurt Fertility

Another reason to cut back on meals and shed some pounds.

Researchers in Denmark studied almost 50,000 couples over six years to see which couples were successful at getting pregnant. They found the chances of a couple having to wait over a year to conceive were up to four times higher if both partners were overweight not obese just overweight.

The study authors say in a world where obesity is becoming an epidemic, this could influence population levels in the future.

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