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AMAAmerican Medical Association
AMAAustralian Medical Association
AMAAmerican Marketing Association
AMAAmerican Music Awards
AMAAmerican Management Association
AMAAcademy of Model Aeronautics (US model aircraft hobbyist organization)
AMAAmigos de los Animales (Spanish: Friends of Animals; various locations)
AMAAmerican Motorcyclist Association
AMAAlberta Motor Association (provincial branch of Canadian Automobile Association/American Automobile Association)
AMAAgence Mondiale Antidopage (French: World Anti-Doping Agency; Montreal, Canada)
AMAAdvertising and Marketing Association (University of Virginia)
AMAA Mon Avis (French: In My Opinion)
AMAAdvanced Motion Accelerator (monitor displays)
AMAAgainst Medical Advice
AMAAlbany Museum of Art (Albany, GA)
AMAAnnée Mondiale de l'Astronomie (French: International Year of Astronomy)
AMAAlleenstaande Minderjarige Asielzoekers (Dutch: Unaccompanied Minor Asylum Seekers)
AMAAmerican Medical Aesthetics (Irvine, CA)
AMAAction Martial Arts (various locations)
AMAAccra Metropolitan Assembly (Ghana)
AMAAsset Management Advisor (finance)
AMAAnime Mid-Atlantic (Japanese animation convention; Virginia)
AMAAsk Me Anything
AMAAdvanced Maternal Age (obstetrics)
AMAAdministrative Medical Assisting
AMAAdvanced Mobile Applications (est. 2004; UK)
AMAAsociación Médica Argentina (Spanish: Argentina Medical Association)
AMAAdvanced Measurement Approaches
AMAAsian Media Access
AMAAgent Management Assistant
AMAAdvanced Manageability Alliance
AMAAdvanced Motion Accelerator
AMAAdvanced Medical Assistant
AMAAntimonopoly Act (Japan)
AMAAgricultural Market Access
AMAAdvanced Measurement Approach
AMAAutomated Message Accounting
AMAAutomatic Message Accounting
AMAAlberta Medical Association
AMAArts Marketing Association (UK)
AMAActa Medica Austriaca (1974-2004; publication)
AMAAdvanced Metering Analytics (Badger Meter)
AMAAutomobile Manufacturers Association
AMAAmerican Missionary Association
AMAAmerican Muslim Alliance
AMAAgricultural Management Assistance (Program)
AMAAverage Minute Audience (entertainment metric)
AMAAerosol Monitoring & Analysis (est. 1981; various locations)
AMAAnti-Mitochondrial Antibody (medical)
AMAArizona Multihousing Association (Phoenix, Arizona rental housing industry trade association)
AMAAssociation of Municipal Administrators (Canada)
AMAAdvanced Modern Apprenticeship
AMAArm Muscle Area (Nutrition, Dietetics and Anthropometry)
AMAAsociacion Mexicana Automovilistica (Spanish: Mexican Automobile Association)
AMAAzienda Municipale Ambiente (Rome, Italy)
AMAAerosol Manufacturers' Association (South Africa)
AMAAlaska Miners Association (Anchorage, AK, USA)
AMAAniban Ng Mga Manggagawa Sa Agrikultura (Filipino: Alliance of Workers in Agriculture)
AMAActual Mechanical Advantage
AMAAgricultural Marketing Act of 1946
AMAAdaptive Management Areas
AMAAmerican Music Abroad
AMAAustin Moore Arthroplasty (hip reconstruction)
AMAAmerican Muslim Association
AMAAssociation for Manitoba Archives (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)
AMAAmateur Martial Association
AMAAfrican Muslim Agency
AMAAcademy of Magical Arts, Inc
AMAApplication Migration Assistant (Oracle)
AMAAsset Management Agreement
AMAAmerican Municipal Association
AMAAssociation Motocycliste Alternative (French: Alternative Motorcycle Association)
AMAArts in a Multicultural Australia
AMAApparel Manufacturers Association (Arlington, VA)
AMAAged Ministers Assistance
AMAAmerican Media Association
AMAActive Member Address
AMAAmerican Mule Association
AMAAssociation des Musiciens Amateurs (French: Amateur Musicians Association)
AMAAir Materiel Area
AMAAmarillo, TX, USA - Amarillo International Airport (Airport Code)
AMAAssistant Manager for Administration
AMAAssociation of Members' Advocates (Wikipedian voluntary group; formerly Office of Members' Advocates)
AMAAcuerdos Multilaterales Ambientales (Spanish: Multilateral Environmental Agreements; UN)
AMAAsian Motorcycle Adventures
AMAActors, Models, Artists Talent Agency
AMAAssociation of Miniature Artists
AMAAssistant Masters' Association
AMAAlgemeen Militair Arts
AMAAhmedabad Medical Association
AMAAcrylate Maleic Anhydride Terpolymer
AMAAmerican Modeling Association (fashion models)
AMAAircraft Movement Area
AMAAfrica Medical Association
AMAAnalysis of Materiel Approaches
AMAAdvanced Manageability Alliance (Intel & IBM)
AMAAmerican Maritime Association
AMAAdaptive Motion Accuracy
AMAAmerican Museums Association
AMAAppleton Museum of Art
AMAAcoustic Model Adaptation
AMAAlabama Military Academy
AMAAgreement on Movement & Access (Israel and Palestine)
AMAArgentia Management Authority, Inc
AMAAutomatic Memory Allocation
AMAAssociation des Musulmans d'Afrique (French)
AMAAusiliarie Missionarie Agostiniane (French)
AMAAll Mods and Admins
AMAAssociation for Model Aviation
AMAAssociate Membership Agreement
AMAAdhesive Manufacturers Association (Hoffman Estates, IL, US)
AMAAmis de la Musique et des Arts (French: Friends of Music and Arts)
AMAAsociacion Modelos Argentinas
AMAAtlanta Maritime Association (Atlanta, GA)
AMAAirspace Management Authority
AMAAngular Measurement Accuracy
AMAAcceleration Monitoring Assembly
AMAAzimuth Motor Assembly
AMAAccounts Maintenance Automation
AMAAircraft Maintenance Alert
AMAAmerican Ministerial Association
AMAAirborne Meteorological Assembly
AMAAchszahlmeldeanlage (German: device controlling the axis of a train)
AMAAssistance Mission for Africa
AMAAdaptive Multifunction Antenna
AMAApplication Management Agent
AMAAlliance for Multicultural Assistance (Penton, MI)
AMAAfghan Medical Aid
AMAAggregated Multicast Address (multicast provisioning)
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Younger or advanced maternal age is a risk factor for development of hypertension during pregnancy.
More than half were of advanced maternal age (AMA), but there were only two mentions of pregnancy risks associated with (AMA).
The majority of studies contend that grandmultiparity can lead to an increased risk of maternal morbidity and mortality due to the increased likelihood of advanced maternal age.9
Nakanishi stresses how advanced maternal age should not be a deterrent for pregnancy.
The younger maternal age in the case group in this study was different from other studies, which showed that older age was associated with placenta accreta.[4],[5] A possible reason was that the encouragement of the 'two-child policy' after 2014 increased the number of women with advanced maternal age to over threefold in our medical center.
Advanced maternal age is defined by doctors as 35 or older.
Additionally, advanced maternal age has been positively linked with higher risk of having a child with Down syndrome, among other congenital disorders, which in turn has a higher incidence of acute myeloid and lymphoid leukaemia [5].
The prevalence of DS has increased over the past two decades, correlating with a rise in the proportion of pregnancies complicated by advanced maternal age [2, 3].
An abnormal ultrasound accompanying advanced maternal age is significant and is most often followed by further genetic testing.
On 20th February 2015, Google Scholar, CINAHL, Science Direct, PubMed, ProQuest and Cochrane Databases were searched using the terms: "Advanced maternal age or AMA" and "Risk or Adverse outcome or stillbirth" and "New Zealand".
Given the association with advanced maternal age, assisted reproductive technology, and the incidence of multiple gestations, a high rate of multiple gestations would be expected among women of advanced maternal age.
The procedure is particularly important forthose with family history of chromosomal abnormality of any single gene disorder, recurrent pregnancy losses, implantation failures, unexplained infertility, advanced maternal age and male factor infertility.
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