advanced maternal age


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advanced maternal age

Abbreviation: AMA
A term used to describe the age of women for whom pregnancy presents increased risks either to the fetus or to the mother. In the medical literature this age is variably stated as being over 35.
See also: age
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Advanced maternal age and adverse pregnancy outcome: evidence from a large contemporary cohort.
Studies have indicated that the health and development in children of advanced maternal age mothers is actually better.
[12] describes that advanced maternal age, >40 years, is directly linked with higher risk of retinoblastoma in children (IRR= 2.421.04-5.58).
The patient's advanced maternal age and brother with Down syndrome further indicated the possibility of a cytogenetic abnormality.
Inclusion criteria were: NZ; studies involving maternal factors such as BMI, socio-economic status, education, underlying disease, midwifery care; advanced maternal age beyond 40 years old; and stillbirth rate.
Factors associated with maternal mortality at advanced maternal age: a population-based case-control study.
It is recommended for those with family history of chromosomal abnormality of any single gene disorder, recurrent pregnancy losses, implantation failures, unexplained infertility, advanced maternal age or male factor infertility," said Dr David Robertson, group medical director at Bourn Hall Fertility Centre in Dubai.
Here, we present a pregnant women who underwent amniocentesis (AFS) for advanced maternal age and diagnosed as inv(12) in prenatal karyotype analysis.
[7] (2009) in their study found that 6% LBW in teenage pregnancy and 8% in advanced maternal age pregnancy.
Due to poor antenatal care and advanced maternal age, pregnancy and delivery in grandmultipara are at higher risk2.
Therefore, spontaneous vaginal delivery, prolonged duration of the second stage of labor, advanced maternal age, and newborn's intracranial hemorrhage are factors that aggravate the degree of RH in full-term newborns, while cesarean section is a protective factor against the incidence of RH.

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