"Overweight and obesity have increasingly become a problem among pregnant women in Sweden and constitutes a risk for the child."
"the Differences are large within the country."
"the Proportion of pregnant women who are obese or overweight continues to increase. The year 2017 was slightly more than every fourth pregnant woman is overweight, while one in seven was fat."
"The regional differences are however large, shows the National statistics. In Dalarna and Södermanland counties were half of women are overweight or obese when they were written into the provision of maternal health services, while the corresponding figure for Stockholm was a good third."
"the average age for first-time mothers was 28.7 years. The highest average age had förstföderskorna in Stockholm county, where the year 2017 was 30.3 years. Lowest in Gävleborg and Kalmar county: 27,3 years."
"the Statistics also show that the proportion of caesarean section continues to be a high of 17.3 percent."