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My wife age 38years.In this age pregnancy is safe.How instructions to do.

My wife age 38years.In this age pregnancy is safe.How instructions to do.

Maternal Age: I take care of many women every day who are pregnant after the age of 35. Yes, there are some increased risks. There is a higher rate of chromosome abnormalities, a higher rate of gestational diabetes, and a higher rate of gestational hypertension. But most mom's pregnant at age 38 have uncomplicated pregnancies with healthy children resulting. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is it safe to continue taking Adderall during pregnancy? Age: 37 health: excellent

Adderall : Adderall is fda pregnancy category c, which means that it is not known whether Adderall will harm an unborn baby. It could cause premature birth, low birth weight, or withdrawal symptoms in a newborn if the mother takes this medication during pregnancy. Be sure that your doctor knows you are taking this medication and that you discuss this as it could have risks. Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby, so be sure to tell your doctor if you are planning to breast feed also. ...Read more

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Can I prevent most problems with pregnancy at age 40?

Can I prevent most problems with pregnancy at age 40?

Too non specific a ?: If you are in good health u can prevent a lot of things but no one can predict the future obviously you will want to make sure the chromosomes are normal, u can discuss with your OB what testing would be involved before u get preg and get a general physical before u get preg to make sure u have no undiagnosed problems like elevated BP , etc. ...Read more