Increasing Age Of Mothers Leads To Rise In Mortality Rates

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A new study examining the evolution of maternal mortality rates in Spain since 1996 shows a 17% increase in deaths. This trend is linked to the widespread increase in maternal age ...

... European studies show a clear and constant increase in maternal mortality rates over recent years. ...

"This change, linked to the rise in maternal age, clearly shows the need for epidemiological monitoring of maternal mortality, because this is an avoidable phenomenon, and above all because it shows the importance of studying the causes in order to prevent deaths", ...

... The risk was three times greater for women aged between 35 and 44 than those who were younger. Most deaths were due to preeclampsia ... and obstetric embolisms (pulmonary, or the amniotic liquid, etc.) ...

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