Very advanced maternal age: pregnancy after age 45.

  title={Very advanced maternal age: pregnancy after age 45.},
  author={Gary A Dildy and Gary M. Jackson and G K Fowers and Bryan T. Oshiro and Michael W. Varner and Steven L. Clark},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={175 3 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to describe the maternal and fetal outcomes of pregnancies in women > or = 45 years old at delivery. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of in-hospital deliveries after 20 weeks of gestation was performed in four Utah tertiary care hospitals for the 10-year period between 1985 and 1994. RESULTS Seventy-nine cases were identified among 126,500 births, with an incidence of 0.63 per 1000 births. Maternal ages were 45 (n = 44), 46 (n = 21), and > or = 47 (n = 14) years… CONTINUE READING