Perinatal and maternal outcome in advanced maternal age, more than or equal to 35 years: a prospective observational study


  • Deepti Nagendra Prasad Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Beena Madhavth Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India



Advanced maternal age, Hypertensive disorders, GDM


Background: As there is increasing trend with pregnancy being delayed due to various reasons, this topic was studied so as to help patient and health care provider know the effect of advanced age on pregnancy and its outcome both related to mother and fetus. The objective of the study was to evaluate maternal and perinatal outcome in advanced maternal age in terms of fetal outcome, maternal outcome and labour outcome.

Methods: 102 pregnant patients of age 35 years and more over 1 year from November 2015 to October 2016 in Holy family hospital, Bandra, Mumbai.

Results: Incidence of hypertensive disorders, malpresentation, rate of conception on treatment and caesarean section is more in advanced maternal age.

Conclusions: A proper pre-conceptional consultation and intensive antenatal care assessment can reduce the risks in advanced maternal age pregnancy.

Author Biography

Deepti Nagendra Prasad, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

PG RMO, Ex-Assistant Professor-Grants Medical College and JJ Hospital, Mumbai


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