William Schlaff: Weight Loss as a Motivator for Fertility

One of the best things patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome can do to help their chances of conceiving a baby is weight loss. For some the prospect of being a parent is enough to lose the weight needed to become a pregnant.

One of the best things patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) can do to help their chances of conceiving a baby is weight loss. For some the prospect of being a parent is enough to lose the weight needed to become a pregnant.

With bariatric surgery proving to be a viable weight loss option William D. Schlaff, MD, from Thomas Jefferson University said it was definitely something patients with PCOS should consider but is not a sure thing for fertility or overall health.