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A 33-year-old female asked:

up until what age can a lady fall pregnant or have babies? i am 34 years old and don't have babies yet

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Into the forties: Women are having children into theirearly and mid forties.Good luck.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Risks for any pregnc: At 34 you are not too old for babies. Many consider the rate of Down syndrome births as a marker for age & childbearing.Risks are lowest in the early 20's at about 1/2000 with a gradual increase in risks that hit 1/100 at 40 & 1/12 at 50.There is a baseline risk of about 4% of an unexpected outcome with any pregnancy.The ds risk must be added as age related risk. Discuss with your doc.

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