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Adjusted age – See ‘corrected age’
Advanced maternal age – Pregnancy when the mother is 35 years old or older. Sometimes referred to as a ‘geriatric pregnancy’.
AMBA – Australian Multiple Birth Association was formed as a volunteer organisation in 1974. AMBA is the only national charity in Australia focused on improving the lives of twins, triplets or more and their families.
Amniotic sac – a bag of fluid inside a woman’s womb (uterus) where the unborn baby develops and grows. It’s sometimes called the “membranes” because the sac is made of 2 membranes called the amnion and the chorion.Continue Reading →