Argumentative Analysis: Does Your Age Really Matter?
Such “spontaneous abortion” may be caused by chromosomal problems/abnormalities making it difficult for the baby to grow and develop healthy. In addition to that, high blood pressure is also observed more commonly in pregnant women over the age of thirty-five. When a woman pregnant women has high blood pressure she is diagnosed with “Gestational Hypertension”. Medical expert Kathleen Simpson states that “Gestational hypertension is the onset of hypertension, generally after the 20th week of pregnancy, appearing as a maker of a pregnancy-specific vasospastic condition” (127). “Gestational Hypertension” is when the pressure from the blood against the artery walls is too high. This is dangerous because this can lead to other issues such as a stroke or heart failure. Having high blood pressure during pregnancy is a hazard to the mother and her health. Although high blood pressure is a common complication among older mothers doctors do not fully understand why this happens