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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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Chances of getting pregnant at 42?

Chances of getting pregnant at 42?

POSSIBLE: You can still get pregnant. Your chances depend on many factors. Discussing this with your physician after a indepth history and physical will give you a better idea of what your chances actually are. ...Read more

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What are my baby's chances of completely normal survival if born premature at 28 weeks?

What are my baby's chances of completely normal survival if born premature at 28 weeks?

Great!: Now days babies born at 28 weeks, have a 95% chance of survival. It does not mean they will not require a lot of care and support both inside and out the nicu. ...Read more

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What are the chances of survival for baby's born at 29 weeks?

What are the chances of survival for baby's born at 29 weeks?

Excellent: Please discuss with the neonatologist at your hospital they can give u the exact percenatage and discuss problems the baby will have and give an estimate how long it will be in the special care nursery. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having a miscarriage at 2-3 weeks of knowing your pregnant ?

What are the chances of having a miscarriage at 2-3 weeks of knowing your pregnant ?

Miscarriages.: Most miscarriages in the first trimester of pregnancy are due to fetal malformations that are incompatible with life. Having said that, I cannot give a percentage. ...Read more

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Chances of having a baby 35/36?

Chances of having a baby 35/36?

Hard to say: If that person had a fertility problem in her 20's it would likely persist. That said, most in that age group can achieve and carry a normal pregnancy.All pregnancies have a basic risk of about 4% in an unexpected outcome.That includes prematurity, infection,birth defects, etc.The age effect adds only 1% additional risk of a chromosome defect like Down syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the chances of losing baby at 17 weeks?

What are the chances of losing baby at 17 weeks?

Not likely: At your age congenital malformations or infection would be the most likely reason for fetal loss, but otherwise generally not likely. ...Read more

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What are the chances of preventing pre term labour in 2nd pregnancy? What are the options?1st baby was born @ 35wks+3days. Baby was fine.

What are the chances of preventing pre term labour in 2nd pregnancy? What are the options?1st baby was born @ 35wks+3days. Baby was fine.

Please discuss with : Your ob, as the cervical length can be monitored, if the cervix starts to shorten , more chance of preterm labor , also your OB if your OB feels it is indictated can get you on Progesterone injections once per week until 37 weeks to help prevent preterm labor. ...Read more

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Odds of having alzeihmers at 21?

Odds of having alzeihmers at 21?

Almost zero: There is an early onset Alzheimer's but that onset is also much older. Alzheimer's is considered a disease of aging. Dementia does not mean alzheimer's. There are lots of different causes of dementia that can occur at different ages. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having two premature labors?

What are the chances of having two premature labors?

Related to cause: If the cervix dilated very early (the old medical term is 'incompetent' cervix), then the risk is high. If there was an infection, the odds are not very high if the infection was treated completely. If there was a larger than normal uterus due to multiple babies or high amount of fluid, it is unlikely to recur. If the cause is unknown, then refer to answer by dr garvey. Also seek mfm consultation. ...Read more

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What are the odds of my baby having down syndrome?

What are the odds of my baby having down syndrome?

Variable: A thorough assessment of anyone's risks for pregnancy includes age, pre-pregnancy health ; medications, and an assessment of the genetic input from both parents. A 43 yo has ~1/30 risk of a trisomy 21 down syndrome birth, added to a general 4% risk with any pregnancy for an unexpected event (cleft, premi, illness). A consultation with a genetic counselor could define your specific risks. ...Read more

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What are the odds of having children without Tourettes syndrome, if both me & the father had mild TS? %/ chances of children without it?

What are the odds of having children without Tourettes syndrome, if both me & the father had mild TS? %/ chances of children without it?

Unknown: It is likely there is a genetic pattern as well as environmental factors that just haven't been well worked out. So it is hard advice to give. All the best. ...Read more

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I am a healthy 32 years old. I have a history of two misscarriages and one premature infant at 32 weeks whodied from complications of congenital hemangioma at the base of skull and ruptured vasa previa. What are the odds of me having a healthy baby?

I am a healthy 32 years old. I have a history of two misscarriages and one premature infant at 32 weeks whodied from complications of congenital hemangioma at the base of skull and ruptured vasa previa. What are the odds of me having a healthy baby?

Don't Give Up!: You should get the advice of 2 specialists: a fertility specialist to check if you have any antibodies, coagulation disorders, hormone problems, fibroids, etc that are complicating your pregnancies. Just in case, you should consider consulting with a geneticist (it would really help if the miscarriages were genetically tested). ...Read more

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What are the chances of having leukemia at age 95?

What are the chances of having leukemia at age 95?

Rare: Leukemia is generally rare, though some types are more common than others. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is the most common in this age group. ...Read more

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My husband is a twin what are the chances of having quadruplets .

My husband is a twin what are the chances of having quadruplets .

Very rare: The chance of naturally conceiving quadruplets is estimated as around 1 in 725,000. The odds increase if fertility treatments are being employed. ...Read more

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What are my chances of having a successful vaginal birth?

What are my chances of having a successful vaginal birth?

Hard to say: A learned answer depends on the amount of data we have to review.The only data we have for review is the assumption that you are female and 36 yo. General health history, surgical history, and findings of a physical exam are not available for us to review and would all factor into a response. ...Read more

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What are the percent chances of my child or any child having epilepsy?

What are the percent chances of my child or any child having epilepsy?

.5-1 %: Published cumulative risk figures list risk at .5-1% . While children may have seizure syndromes that emerge in childhood & fade by adulthood, they are not usually called epilepsy. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant at age 46? Is there anything we could do to improve chances of getting pregnant? 2 normal pregnancies earlier.

What are my chances of getting pregnant at age 46? Is there anything we could do to improve chances of getting pregnant? 2 normal pregnancies earlier.

Very low: While 46 year old women without infertility do get pregnant, it is rare for women of your age with infertility to conceive unless donor eggs are used. You should be on vitamins with Folic Acid and have intercourse at midcycle. ...Read more