Obesity is a major public health problem all over the world increasing day by day. The prevalence of encounter with this patient group is increasing in our anesthesia practice. When we think that obesity brings some of problems with it, it is obvious that these problems
may be more frequent and severe health problems in an obese pregnant woman. Obesity increases maternal and fetal complications in pregnancy.Cesarean section, diabetes, hypertension and pre-eclampsia, postpartum infection, the risk of tthromboembolism are just a few of these problems.Knowing the physiologic changes in obesity and pregnancy and also their relaitons with the morbidity will all help in planning of the anesthetic approach.