Risk of labor dystocia increases with maternal age irrespective of parity: a population-based register study.

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INTRODUCTION Advanced maternal age is associated with labor dystocia (LD) in nulliparous women. This study investigates the age-related risk of LD in first, second and third births. MATERIAL AND METHODS All live singleton cephalic births at term (≥ 37 gestational weeks) recorded in the Swedish Medical Birth Register from 1999 to 2011, except elective… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/aogs.13167

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