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A 46-year-old member asked:

If i have my babies young, will my health be better or worse later?

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Dr. Robert Choate
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Too many factors: There is no "one size fits all" answer to that question. P{regnancies in the very young (before 18) and the later in life (after 32) are frought with many health issues that may adversely affect the infant and the mother.
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 49 years experience
Babies: Your risk of pregnancy complications increases with age. That can have an impact on your health. So having babies at a younger age is less risky.
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