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Pregnancy after Bariatric Surgery WHEN ?

As the no of bariatric surgery is increasing and the majority of patients being female and of reproductive age, it is important to know its effect on future pregnancy

As the majority of weight loss after bariatric surgery occur in first 12 months it is advised to wait at least for 12 months prior to conception because pregnancy occurring during this period of malnutrition can lead to low birth weight and malformations.