A review of reproductive risk and its usefulness in public health

  • Sandra Angélica Jiménez Oropeza Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo
  • Jesús Carlos Ruvalcaba Ledezma Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo


Reproductive risk manages to be conceptualized by the interaction between the definition of risk and risk factors during reproductive life of women having as a result fatal maternal death and / or death of the fetus or newborn. Therefore, to achieve adequate reproductive health is essential that health personnel manage the risk approach, as not all women have the same chance of getting sick and dying; whose livelihood is the proper understanding of the definition of reproductive risk and their classification (preconception risk, risk obstetrics and perinatal risk) to identify individual needs at every stage of reproductive life in a way so that they are benefiting women and their families


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