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Table 1 Prevalence of each pregnancy complication

From: Prediction of uncomplicated pregnancies in obese women: a prospective multicentre study

  N (n = 1409) Percent
Antenatal complications
 Miscarriage 8 0.6
 Preterm birth 77 5.5
 Gestational diabetes 334 23.7
 Preeclampsia 53 3.8
 Other hypertensive disorders 83 5.9
 Antepartum haemorrhage 54 3.8
 Placental abruption 9 0.6
 Venous thromboembolism 4 0.3
 Small for gestational age 162 11.5
 Stillbirth 7 0.5
Labour complications
 Instrumental delivery 165 11.7
 Emergency caesarean section 237 16.8
 Postpartum haemorrhage 186 13.2
 Apgar < 7 at 5 min 28 2.0
 Neonatal intensive care 113 8.0
 Neonatal death 4 0.3