Navigation Links
Still Births: Three Times Higher Risk for Older Moms–to–e

Older pregnant women are to be monitored more carefully according to reports sounded at the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Conference// in San Francisco, as they are at a higher risk of giving birth to still-born babies, than previously known.

Mert Ozan Bahtiyar of Yale School of Medicine, who put forward results made after an extensive study of suitable subjects, led the study.

It was seen that the risk of intrauterine fetal demise or stillbirth was three times higher in women aged above 40.

It is already known that pregnant women of advanced maternal age (AMA) are at an increased risk for a multitude of pregnancy complications, including gestational diabetes mellitus, preeclampsia, placenta previa and intrauterine growth restriction, all of which have been associated with a higher rate of stillbirth.

The researchers looked at over 11 million babies born to women aged between 15 and 44 during the period 1995 to 1997.

The researchers were left with the medical histories of six million babies after excluding maternal complications and congenital abnormalities in the fetus.

It was observed that women who give birth between the ages of 40 to 44 were at three times the risk of stillbirth than women aged 25 to 29.

This was based on the data from the US Centers for Disease Control, which registered the deaths of the babies.

In addition, Bahtiyar recommends that the fetuses of older women be monitored from 38 weeks onwards, with checks including listening to the baby's heart-beat and testing the amniotic fluid to pick up any signs of distress.

It was seen from study results that antenatal checks beginning at this time, had the greatest impact on reducing stillbirths.
ANN
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Link between C-section Delivery and Stillbirth
2. Estimates For Number Of HIV/AIDS Deaths In India Still Not Available
3. People Still Neglect To Use Sunscreen In Spite Of Cancer Warnings
4. Past President Narayanans Condition Still Critical
5. LASIK Treatments Still To Reach Common Man
6. Hurricane Hangover: Katrina Still Haunts
7. Tuberculosis Is Still A Major Health Threat In Africa
8. Despite More Studies Researchers Are Still Confound With ADHD
9. Children Are Exercising Much Harder, But Are Still Obese
10. Study Shows That More Than 3 Million Stillbirths Occur Worldwide Every Year
11. Stillborn Babys Fight For Life Ends In Tragedy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2017)... ... June 26, 2017 , ... A new and improved Orgasm-Shot ... look and feel about themselves and their sexual encounters. A unique medical practice ... leakage head on with a ground breaking medical technique aimed to give women ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... 2017 , ... KICKICO , a protocol built on Ethereum for more ... catastrophic issues within funding campaigns. KICKICO developers are testing the platform, which will launch ... raising of funds through the power of many - has been around for about ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... ... lyric music video in Final Cut Pro X with ProLyric from Pixel Film Studios. Users ... to any song. ProLyric flies in the text for each section and it hovers around ... for optimal control. ProLyric makes editing any music video or text-based production easier than ever. ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... June 25, 2017 , ... CareSet Labs released the ... New Orleans. This is a new, greatly improved version of the Doctor Referral teaming ... requests by Fred Trotter and subsequently called the the “Doctor Referral Dataset” as released ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... ... testing for medications in select Florida and Texas doctors' offices and clinics. This ... new application of genetic testing recognizes the role genes play in determining an ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/12/2017)... Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel ... and Head of Virology Kristin Bedard has been invited to ... Beyond meeting sponsored by Life Science Washington.  This Symposium ... PDT at the Agora Conference Center in Seattle, ... joined by other leaders in infectious disease research and the ...
(Date:6/10/2017)... , June 9, 2017  Shane K. Burchfield, DPM, is ... for excellence as a Podiatrist in Alabama . ... at Family First Foot Care. He brings over 20 years of ... pain management and healthcare, to his role. ... Foot Care, PC is pleased to welcome you to ...
(Date:6/9/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... diabetes. In a further effort to help spread lessons ... this condition, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Eli ... come together for the second phase of the Bringing ... (BRIDGES 2), reaffirming their commitment to helping people with ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: