Couples’ body composition and time-to-pregnancy

03 Feb 2017Sundaram R, Mumford SL and Buck Louis

Couples in which both partners are obese may take from 55 to 59 percent longer to achieve pregnancy, compared to their normal weight counterparts,

Meta Analysis
1 effect
456 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Musculoskeletal system

Pregnancy & Birth Maternity outcome
Minor decreased risk of Pregnancy & Birth
Maternity system

Moderate evidence