While most women in their 30s have healthy pregnancies.
There are a few common pregnancy complications that older women are more likely to experience.
Miscarriage: Miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks gestation.
It's more common in older women because their eggs are more likely to have chromosomal abnormalities.
Stillbirth: Stillbirth is the loss of a baby after 20 weeks gestation. It's also more common in older women
Gestational diabetes: Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy.
It's more common in older women because they are more likely to be overweight or obese.
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If you're pregnant in your 30s, it's important to be aware of these common pregnancy complications. Talk to your doctor about your risk factors and how to manage them.