Two-thirds of Australian adults are living with overweight or obesity, with reproductive-aged women leading this trend. These women gain more weight yearly than older women and progress more rapidly to obesity than men. Over half of Australian women and indeed women in developed countries internationally enter pregnancy with overweight or obesity.
Clear health promotion priorities in preconception (i.e. maintain a healthy lifestyle and weight) await implementation, given the adverse and inter-generational effects of adverse lifestyle at conception and during pregnancy.
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