Risks of overweight and obesity in pregnancy
Dr. David Miller, MD Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, explains the risks associated with obesity or being overweight during pregnancy, which include need for c-section, gestational diabetes, and oversize fetus.
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David Miller, MD
Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
David A. Miller, MD, is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He is the Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Director of the CHLA-USC Institute for Maternal Fetal Health, a unique alliance of medical leaders from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and USC, specializing in interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of complex fetal abnormalities. Dr. Miller graduated from USC, attended medical school at the University of Arkansas, did his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and came back to USC for fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Perinatology). He has been a researcher, clinician and educator at USC for more than 20 years. Dr. Miller has published extensively in the area of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and has won numerous awards and honors including Best Doctors in America from 2001-present.