Age at first birth, mode of conception and psychological wellbeing in pregnancy: Findings from the parental age and transition to parenthood Australia (PATPA) study

C A McMahon, J Boivin, F L Gibson, Karin Hammarberg, Karen Wynter, D Saunders, Jane Fisher

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It is increasingly common for women in high-income countries to delay childbearing. We aimed to describe the context of pregnancy for first-time mothers of different ages and examine relationships among maternal age at first birth, mode of conception and psychosocial wellbeing in pregnancy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1389 - 1398
Number of pages10
JournalHuman Reproduction
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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