782: Advanced paternal age as an independent risk factor for adverse perinatal outcome Academic Article uri icon


  • STUDY DESIGN: This is a retrospective cohort study of singleton deliveries at PinnacleHealth Harrisburg Hospital between 11/1/2014 and 3/1/2016 using electronic chart review. The study group contained women whose age and pre-pregnancy BMI when combined equaled 65 or greater. The number 65 was chosen because advanced maternal age is classified as 35 years old or above at the time of delivery and the Institute of Medicine classifies obesity starting at a BMI of 30. Our study group contained 380 women with a …

publication date

  • January 1, 2017