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How old is too old for a woman to have a baby?

How old is too old for a woman to have a baby?

Natural or assisted?: I believe unassisted pregnancy into the fifth decade has been reported. It is rare now since risks of a genetic defect are so high. Assisted pregnancy (internationally) with mom having special care & donor embryo has been reported as late as ~60 if memory serves me right. Sadly, i believe that mom died a few years later. There are amazing things we can do, but whether we should do them is ? ...Read more

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How old is too old for a baby if a 2nd time dad?

How old is too old for a baby if a 2nd time dad?

Not the issue: Dad's can produce babies forever - the age of the mom is important for safety of the mom and health of the baby. You need to decide how old is too old - you want to make sure that you are able to enjoy your child and their milestones. ...Read more

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How old is too old to take a child's temperature in the rectum?

How old is too old to take a child's temperature in the rectum?

None: Although uncomfortable and there are other accurate ways to measure body temperature as one gets older, it can always be done. ...Read more

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Looked it up and all of these are signs of neuroblastoma.But how old is too old to be diagnosed with that?

Looked it up and all of these are signs of neuroblastoma.But how old is too old to be diagnosed with that?

Adults get disease: While the vast majority of patients who are diagnosed with neuroblastoma are young (<10 years old), adults (defined as those >20 years old) can get the disease. Thus, it is never too old to be diagnosed with neuroblastoma. Getting a 2nd opinion for a new adult diagnosis of neuroblastoma would be a quite reasonable thing to do, given how rare it is. ...Read more

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How old is too old to be pregnant?

How old is too old to be pregnant?

Varies: Natural conception is difficult over age 40, and rare after age 43. Reproductive aging affects eggs, since older women have more abnormal eggs with chromosome defects and fewer available. Since the uterus can hold pregnancy until advanced ages with hormone support, it is possible to carry a pregnancy with donor eggs until at least the early 50s. ...Read more

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How old is too old for man to father a child?

How old is too old for man to father a child?

U into history ?: According to the bible, abraham (abram) fathered the child isaac at the age of 99, although this could be argued as by divine intervention.It is not unusual for men in their 60's to do so in recent history. ...Read more

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How old is too old for surgery on meningioma?

How old is too old for surgery on meningioma?

No specific age: There is no specific age cutoff for surgery. A person's underlying health and the site of the meningioma dictate whether or not surgery can or should be performed safely. ...Read more

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How old is too old to have a kidney transplanted?

How old is too old to have a kidney transplanted?

No precise age: The question is perhaps best answered when the risks of the procedure outweigh the benefits. This occurs at different ages for different patients. It can be a vexing problem if patients are unrealistic about their rehabilitation potential and their goals. It is not common for a kidney transplant to be done over age 75 but a few are done each year, even for healthy octogenarians. ...Read more

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