Research brief: Miscarriages more likely in thin women

Underweight women are 72 per cent more likely to suffer a miscarriage in the first three months of pregnancy than women with a normal BMI, according to UK research. The study was based on a diet and lifestyle survey of 603 women aged 18–55 (British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology online). 

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