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How Does Use of ART Affect Maternal Morbidity?

May 12, 2016

(Medscape) – A pregnancy has a significant impact on the mother. Perinatal outcome cannot be considered optimal when a healthy newborn is delivered but the mother has an adverse outcome. Pregnancy-related maternal death has been increasing since the 1980s. Therefore, it is important to study the association between certain maternal characteristics, pre- and periconceptional events, and prenatal interventions and pregnancy outcome. This retrospective study evaluated the impact of assisted reproductive technology (ART) on severe maternal morbidity.

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