For women aged 40 and above, the risk of pregnancy complications such as high blood pressure, pre-eclampsia and gestational diabetes increases. Older women are also at a higher risk for miscarriage in early pregnancy. Chances of developing twins or other multiple pregnancies increase with age.

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