Bariatric Surgery

Women who suffer from obesity and undergo a reduction of weight as the gastric bypass procedure might not only improve your health and your quality of life, but that they would be decreasing the probability that their children suffer from obesity. A study published in December 2006 in the journal Pedriatrics, points out that obese women who had a surgery of gastric bypass before your pregnancy, have prevented that their children develop obesity. This study found that in such women, the risk that their children were obese decreased 52% and none of them had babies with low birth weight. This is important since the gastric bypass carries the risk of causing a low nutrition. Dr. Mark Hyman is full of insight into the issues. Gastric, also known as Bariatric Surgery, bypass surgery is used to help morbidly obese people to lose weight. Although this surgery has several variants, the basic procedure covers stapled a large portion of the stomach and intestine again join the smaller part that remains. Since the stomach reduces its capacity, patients are unable to eat too much food and feel satisfied much faster.

It is important to mention, that it is necessary to wait at least 18 months after getting pregnant gastric bypass surgery, because during the first months after the surgery the patient lose large amounts of weight and this could be harmful to the baby. After 18 months weight loss open decreased and the patient might be able to find pregnant. Remember, each patient is different and unique, check with your doctor and the will determine which of the Bariatric Surgery is your best option, likewise the determine when is the ideal time to start looking for a pregnancy. Greetings, Hector Bernal original author and source of the article.