Age-Related Changes in Gestation and Pregnancy Outcome

  • Robert Resnik


Various segments of the medical community, as well as women contemplating pregnancy, have long been concerned about what risks the older gravida and her infant may be subject to during gestation. Although somewhat difficult to quantitate, it is clear from numerous studies that this population represents a special group, requiring medical attention to unique problems that may develop with respect to advanced reproductive age.


Live Birth Down Syndrome Pregnancy Outcome Cesarean Section Rate Genetic Counseling Program 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Resnik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Reproductive Medicine, School of MedicineUniversity of California, San DiegoSan DiegoUSA

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