Primiparity at very advanced maternal age (≥45 years)

Saralee Glasser*, Aliza Segev-Zahav, Paige Fortinsky, Debby Gedal-Beer, Eyal Schiff, Liat Lerner-Geva

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This study describes maternal and birth outcomes of primiparae aged ≥45. High rates of pregnancy complications and poor birth outcomes were found, stressing that the personal risks and ramifications to the health system should be taken into account in establishing obstetric health policy regarding primiparity at advanced maternal age.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2548-2551
Number of pages4
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue number8
StatePublished - 30 Jun 2011


  • Advanced maternal age
  • birth outcome
  • pregnancy complications
  • primiparity


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