Rebecca Dekker - Evidence on: Advanced maternal age, or pregnancy at age 35 or older \\ ARTICLE

People who are pregnant at age 35 or older are often referred to as “advanced maternal age.”

They may be told that they should have a labor induction or C-section at 39 weeks, solely because of their age.

This Evidence Based Birth® article, covers:

  • how many people give birth over the age of 35;
  • the risks of pregnancy over the age of 35; and
  • the history, guidelines, and research on induction and planned Cesarean for advanced maternal age.

Click here to read the full article.

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