Swedish study links pregnancy age to pelvic organ prolapse

08/31/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

A Swedish study that included data on more than 90,000 women found that those who had their first vaginal delivery at age 30 or older were about twice as likely as younger women to need pelvic organ prolapse surgery. The study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology said the risk with cesarean-section delivery increased with age as well.

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