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What does AMA stand for?

AMA stands for Advanced Maternal Age (obstetrics)

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The study involved women with advanced maternal age and those whose fetuses were shown in early screening to be at heightened risk for Down syndrome, to have structural abnormalities (as seen with ultrasound), or to have indications of other problems.
Though it is still undeniable that advanced maternal age brings a higher risk of miscarriage and conditions such as Trisomy 21, "early births appear to be more dangerous for children than late ones," said study researcher Mikko Myrskyla of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Germany.
Washington, September 7 ( ANI ): As opposed to the notion that advanced maternal age has a negative impact on the health of grown-up children, researchers have claimed that the mother's education and the number of years she survives after giving birth and spends with her offspring is what actually has an impact.
Identified risk factors for preterm birth include smoking, alcohol consumption, advanced maternal age, genetics, cervical insufficiency, previous preterm birth, and infection.
Identified risk factors for preterm birth include smoking, alcohol consumption, advanced maternal age, genetics, cervical insufficiency, previous preterm birth, and infection.
Prenatal screening for DS was established in the 1970s using advanced maternal age (AMA) as a risk factor in the public health sector in South Africa.