Pregnancy Problems More Likely With Baby Boys? University of Adelaide Study

Published: Aug 01, 2016

Serious pregnancy complications are more likely when women are carrying baby boys, new research suggests.

After analyzing more than half a million births in Australia, researchers said the baby's gender could be linked to the health of both mother and child.

"The sex of the baby has a direct association with pregnancy complications," said study first author Dr. Petra Verburg, of the Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide in Australia.

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