Study Confirms: Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Linked to Premature Mortality in Women

16 Apr 2024 • A groundbreaking national cohort study in Sweden, encompassing over 2 million women, revealed that those experiencing major adverse pregnancy outcomes, including preterm delivery, small for gestational age, preeclampsia, other hypertensive disorders, and gestational diabetes, faced heightened mortality risks persisting over 40 years post-delivery.

All major adverse pregnancy outcomes should now be recognized as long-term risk factors for premature mortality in women.

These findings advocate for early preventive evaluation and long-term monitoring to mitigate chronic disorders linked to premature death.

Source: JAMA | Read full story

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