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The health risks of pregnancy and childbirth increase if a woman has had many pregnancies.
A woman's body can easily become exhausted by repeated pregnancies, childbirth and caring for small children. After many pregnancies, she faces an increased risk of serious health problems such as anaemia and haemorrhage.