A 27-year-old member asked:
What is a good age for a woman to have her first child?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barbara Toppinanswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: There is no correct answer. It depends on her health, personal goals, aspirations, culture, and financial situation. This is a personal decision made taking into account the needs and desires of the woman and her partner
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Dr. John Berrymananswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
First pregnancy ?: The best age physiologically is between 17 and 24, in terms of delivery, lack of frequent genetic problems, and recovery factors. Fertility begins to be compromised after 32 and may be significant after 38.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What is a great age for a woman to have her first child?
1 doctor answer • 9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Gonzalezanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Not such a thing.: Pregnancy and maternity is hard to time with the rest of your life, career and relationships. Having the support of the prospective father and/or your support system is important. You want to be healthy and realistic about the changes that will come with this biological privilege at any age.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 28, 2019
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