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A male asked:

My wife is 22 years old and she is 158 cm tall but she is only 39 kg weight i am very much concern about , can she can carry a baby now.?

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Underweight: Your wife is underweight and should probably consult with a physician before becoming pregnant to make sure that there are no underlying medical problems contributing to her weight problem.
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Fertility: can be affected by being underweight. Your wife is indeed considered underweight by medical standards. This could potentially lead to difficulty conceiving due to increased potential for anovulation (absent) or irregular periods and hormone imbalances.
Last updated Aug 1, 2014

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