A 43-year-old member asked:
After 35, what are the possible birth defects?
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Maternal-Fetal Medicine 38 years experience
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Similar to younger: In the world of birth defects, age starts to increase chances of chromosome anomalies, like Down syndrome, adding about 1% risk at 40 and 5% at 50.You must add this to the risk a mom would have one at any age. There are a lot of different ones, and only a consultation with a clinical geneticist could define yours.
2.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 9, 2015
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