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What increases the chances of developing complications during pregnancy?

There are various risk factors that may cause complications during pregnancy: Being over 35 years of age; Being under 20 years of age; Being obese or underweight; Having diabetes; Having a sexually-transmitted infection, and; Having a multiple-birth pregnancy.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 07 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Pre-pregnancy check-up


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