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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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)
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you recommend if I had 2 premature babies , what's the chances of having the 3rd premature?
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
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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