Is grandmultiparity a significant risk factor in this new millennium?

  title={Is grandmultiparity a significant risk factor in this new millennium?},
  author={Noraihan Mohd Nordin and Choong Khim Fen and Suhaimi Isa and Edwin Malcolm Symonds},
  journal={The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS},
  volume={13 2},
The aim of the study was to assess the outcomes of grandmultiparous women receiving the current obstetric care in Maternity Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Recent data regarding some of the complications are conflicting and the significance of grandmultiparity is now in question. Therefore, a retrospective cohort study of 237 grandmultiparous and 254 multiparous women were undertaken. Chi-squared and t test were used (P<0.05) where appropriate. The results revealed that grandmultiparous women tend to be… CONTINUE READING
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