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Chances of having baby at 42?

Chances of having baby at 42?

Mom did it: Although some have more trouble getting pregnant at this age, it is not uncommon. The age thing adds 1-2% to your risks of an unexpected outcome for the baby, but everyone at any age has a 3-4%risk (premi, birth defect, chromosome issue,etc).You might want to meet as a couple with a medical geneticist and look at both families. The more you know the easier it is to move forward. ...Read more

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Doc told me babies around my time in pregnancy is 3 lb & 5oz.. mine is weighing 6lb &8 oz. What are the Chances of having baby early?? (33wks)

Doc told me babies around my time in pregnancy is 3 lb & 5oz.. mine is weighing 6lb &8 oz.  What are the Chances of having baby early?? (33wks)

Not Likely: due to the weight.Unfortunately the weight of the baby has nothing to do with the time that you deliver. Are you diabetic during this pregnancy? That can make the baby be a bit larger. Good Luck with the rest of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Would u say that babies chances of surviving surgery r good?

Would u say that babies chances of surviving surgery r good?

Depends: You have not specified the age of this child, what the child's previous health status is, not even what type of surgery the child is having (hernia repair vs open heart surgery?) Please get back to us with more info ...Read more

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Well I have a fybroid of 7 cm. Im only 22 do I have a chance of having babies ?

Well I have a fybroid of 7 cm. Im only 22 do I have a chance of having babies ?

Yes: Fibroids are common and many women with them become pregnant. Sometimes they can affect your ability to get pregnant, particularly if they are in the lining of the uterus where an embryo (potential baby) implants. Large fibroids (greater than 5cm) sometimes can also block the fallopian tubes making it difficult for the sperm to reach the eggs. If you have difficulty, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a C-section with a posterior positioned babies?

What are the chances of a C-section with a posterior positioned babies?

Higher than average: If first pregnancy probably 40% or so, average c-section rate for all first pregnancies is about 25-30%. ...Read more

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At 9.5 weeks with twins, heartbeats were 167 and babies are 2.7cm & 3cm. At this point, what are the chances of miscarrying one or both twins?

At 9.5 weeks with twins, heartbeats were 167 and babies are 2.7cm & 3cm. At this point, what are the chances of miscarrying one or both twins?

Chances are lower: Obviously twins are a higher risk for complications than a single gestation but with 2 very healthy heartbeats you certainly can breathe somewhat easier. Your OB will go over with you risks of twins at the various gestational ages but i would try to relax at this point. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a infant surviving bacterial meningitis?

What are the chances of a infant  surviving bacterial meningitis?

Very good: Survival is not really the issue. Survival without permanent damage is the major goal. When meningitis is suspected, aggressive treatment is quite effective most of the time. However, many of these children will be left with permanent neurological problems. We are getting better at limiting these problems. ...Read more

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What are the chances of my babies having sickle cell if I have trait?

What are the chances of my babies having sickle cell if I have trait?

Depends: If you have sickle trait and your spouse has normal hemoglobin- your baby's chance to have trait is 50%. If your spouse also have trait then your baby chance's to have sickle cell disease is 25% and 50% risk for trait. ...Read more