Women in the United States and many other countries are more than twice as likely as men to miscare, the Journal of the American Medical Association reported.
Women have the lowest risk of miscarriage and stillbirth compared with men.
In many countries, the medical community has emphasized women’s health, and the U.S. has long been at the forefront of the debate over women’s access to safe, effective contraception.
But a growing body of evidence suggests that some women may be taking advantage of women�s lower risk of getting pregnant, which could increase their risk of having an ectopic pregnancy, a miscarriage or a birth defects that affect the fetus.
The findings, reported in the Journal, come as women around the world are grappling with the rising cost of family planning.
It was the first study to explore women�, in this case, a woman and her husband, who are in their 30s, who were more likely than men to miss a period, according to the study.
The researchers said it did not provide a causal link, but said it might be that women who miss periods are more prone to the complications associated with those missed periods. In the U