Author(s): Deepak

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DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00085.X   

Address: Mrs. Deepak
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, SGT University, Gurugram.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 8,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2020

In recent years Postmenopausal Pregnancy has been emerging continuously. It is no longer an issue for women to conceive even after middle age because of advancement in assisted reproductive technology. As many women would like to wait until later in life to have children, it is important to understand what all factors can affect fertility and their chances to conceive. Moreover pregnancy in older age carries more risks including miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, delivery complications and stillbirth etc. This article will review possibilities of postmenopausal pregnancy and its associated risks and issues.

Cite this article:
Deepak. Menopause and Motherhood: Bliss or Risk. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(3):394-396. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00085.X

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