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Women whose first pregnancy was ectopic have fewer children and a high risk of another ectopic pregnancy

18 October 2012

New research published in the journal of Human Reproduction, has found that women whose first pregnancy is ectopic are likely to have fewer children in the following 20-30 years than women whose first pregnancy ends in a delivery, miscarriage or abortion, according to results from a study of nearly 3,000 women in Denmark. In addition, these women have a five-fold increased risk of a subsequent ectopic pregnancy.

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