Losing weight to start a family

Bariatric surgery

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Obesity is a major health concern for many people, including those who are hoping to start a family.  It can cause health risks for moms and babies and can make it difficult to conceive.

For some, bariatric surgery may be the answer. Three West Michigan women share their stories of bariatric surgery and pregnancy, along with Dr. Brian Gluck of Bariatric Surgery at Mercy Health Muskegon.

Mercy Health Muskegon is holding a free weight loss seminar on Tuesday, April 1, at 6 p.m. Call (888) 722-8984 or visit their website for more information.

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