Confined Placental Mosaicism

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Confined placental mosaicism (CPM) is a condition in which the placenta and the fetus each have a different chromosomal makeup. This condition is sometimes discovered via CVS testing. Confined placental mosaicism is a rare and often inconsequential condition which only affects about 1-2% of pregnancies.   What is CVS Testing?  CVS, of chorionic villus sampling, testing involves

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Strategies to reduce risk of pregnancy complications at an advanced maternal age

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Although there is an increased risk of complications when the mother is at an advanced maternal age, there aremany suggestions doctors have to help correct the outcome. In a previous post, we discussed at length the increased risks associated with pregnancy in older women. These complications include: Miscarriage Ectopic pregnancy Chromosomal abnormalities Structural malformations Placental

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