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Advanced Maternal Age

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology defines advanced maternal age as a pregnancy with delivery anticipated after the age of 35.  Most pregnancies for women of advanced maternal age are expected to be healthy and uncomplicated, however, as age increases, the risk of several complications increases and include:

  • Difficulty with conception
  • Increased risk of chromosomal anomalies
  • Blood pressure disorders
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Cesarean section

http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq060.pdf

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