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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
45 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possible: Generally, 25% of women get pregnant on the first attempt, 30% at the end of 3 attempts, 60% at the end of 6 attempts, 80% at the end of 9 attempts an ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Adverse outcomes.: Increased risk for: fetal loss in the first trimester, all major aneuploidies including down syndrome, stillbirth, diabetes mellitus, hypertension/pre ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thoppil
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Risk goes with age: The risk of chromosome problems and spontaneous abortion go up with age. However the risk is not as high as many fear. For example, a 35 year old ha ... Read More
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Several: Difficulty getting pregnant, miscarriage, chromosomal abnormalities, undergrown baby, diabetes, preeclampsia (toxemia), cesarean delivery, uterine ble ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Premature birth: At-risk pregnancy is when there are conditions threatening the pregnancy which may lead to premature birth voluntarily or involuntarily . Your child ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Over 35: Over the age of 35, your risk of Down syndrome goes up.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
19 years experience Family Medicine
Get fit: Having a better overall state of health is always good to optimize your ability to get pregnant and to have a healthy pregnancy once you do. Don't sm ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
21 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maternal Age: I take care of many women every day who are pregnant after the age of 35. Yes, there are some increased risks. There is a higher rate of chromosome ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
20 - 25 best age: Teenage women and women roughly starting at the age of 25 have increasing risk of all kinds of pregnancy complications - which many times with proper ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Fertility for most women peaks at age 24-25 (think of the bell curve). Delay in attempting pregnancy may significantly reduce success if a woman waits ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
No such thing: Unfortunately there are no specific symptoms of pregnancy. Many symptoms that females claim are also seen with menstrual cycles and other times of hor ... Read More
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