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What is the oldest a man can father a child?

What is the oldest a man can father a child?

All depends: If you keep yourself fit and healthy, for a man age is not important. A dad in india fathered his 21st child at age of 94 and one in britain at age 74! be considerate of your child, think about it - is it really fair to have a child at that age? Remember there are higher risk for chromosome abnormalities, too. ...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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What is the oldest age at which a man can father a child?

What is the oldest age at which a man can 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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Can a man still father a child after having his prostate removed due to cancer?

Can a man still father a child after having his prostate removed due to cancer?

Complex / expensive: The simple answer is no. That is intercourse will not be how he father's a child. Assisted reproduction will be required, where sperm are extracted from the testicle and then used to fertilize an egg in a lab (unless sperm was banked before surgery). Using donor sperm, adoption or deciding not to have children are other options. ...Read more

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Could a 43 year old man have problems with fertility when he had fathered a child at 20?

Yes: Good healthy swimmers at 20 doesn't mean 2 decades of life in between didn't bring along a new variables that might impair fertility. Toxic exposures, infection, etc can drop fertility. The female involved may also contribute to success of failure of any parenting attempt for a variety of reasons. Assessment of the couple by a fertility team could give you some specific answers. ...Read more

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Could having pneumonia as a child stop a man from fathering children?

Could having pneumonia as a child stop a man from fathering children?

No: Pneumonia does not cause male infertility or inability to father children. Certain viral infections are rarely associated with male infertility. The MMR vaccine is very important in preventing some of these viral infections. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a man with an big prostate to father a child?

Is it possible for a man with an big prostate to father a child?

Yes: Abstractly 'yes, ' as long as his semen parameters are good an enlarged prostate is not a independent fertility problem. It can depend however on why the prostate is enlarged. Also keep in mind though enlarged prostate is extermely common, it is not always risk-free and deserves careful attention. ...Read more

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What would happen if a man's testicles were crushed? Would he be able to father a child?

What would happen if a man's testicles were crushed? Would he be able to father a child?

Yes if only one crus: If only one testis is crushed than the other testis can compensate and one will be able to father a child. ...Read more

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Who would you assume to be more possible to father a child? A man with a vasectomy for 10+ years or a man with no vasectomy that used the withdrawal method?

Who would you assume to be more possible to father a child? A man with a vasectomy for 10+ years or a man with no vasectomy that used the withdrawal method?

Unusual question: Vasectomy, if successful ( ( (% are) means that no sperm escape with ejaculate. Sperm aspiration by needle or vasectomy reversal would be required for insemination. Withdrawal method is totally unreliable as sperm can enter vagina in pre-cum which occurs before ejaculation (climax) ; without sensation. Thus withdrawal method frequently results in pregnancy. Post vasectomy pregnancy occurs rarely. ...Read more

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It happens that a man with hemoglobin e-trait father a thalassemic child?

It happens that a man with hemoglobin e-trait father a thalassemic child?

It's possible.: Thalassemia is a condition characterized by reduced expression of either Alpha or beta globins, which together make up hemoglobin. There are people who have Alpha deficiencies that are clinically silent (so called silent carrier). Having a child with person with alpha-thal trait, for example, is one way to have a clinically significant alpha-thal. There are other possibilities as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible to father a healthy child with a woman with genital herpes without the man contracting it during sex?

Is it possible to father a healthy child with a woman with genital herpes without the man contracting it during sex?

Two party exposure: Acquiring herpes from a partner is less likely when the partner is between flare ups. Medication & awareness can help that process, but it is possible to have unprotected sex (make baby) from someone in remission & not get infected. Risk for baby is also a consideration. Herpes can cause a devistating distruction of babies brain if acquired during l&d.Many choose to deliver by plan c/s to avoid. ...Read more

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Had sex with man a on dec 1st and man b everyday after. Is it possible man a fathered my baby if I'm due sept 17?

Had sex with man a on dec 1st and man b everyday after. Is it possible man a fathered my baby if I'm due sept 17?

Man B is father: Conception calculators are available all over the web. They can provide entertainment and information during your pregnancy. Man a cannot be the father because you had a period after dec. 1st. Sex occurred 12/202013 to 12/25/2013 for this pregnancy! ...Read more

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What foods should a man eat if wanting to father a baby girl?

What foods should a man eat if wanting to father a baby girl?

No data: There are no reliable data to link diet with the sex of an offspring. The most important fact is maintaining a normal weight assists in reproductive success in both men and women. ...Read more

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If I had sex on february 18 and had my baby on november 27 is the man I slept with the father?

If I had sex on february 18 and had my baby on november 27 is the man I slept with the father?

Paternity test: If you don't know who the father is you should figure out who they could be and have the baby and them tested for the paternity. If you have had sex with multiple partners around the time you conceived any of them could be the father. Nobody on this site can tell you who the father of the baby is. You should talk to your doctor about how to get the testing done. ...Read more

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If I go two weeks early does that mean my conception date was wrong and the other man could be the father of the baby?

If I go two weeks early does that mean my conception date was wrong and the other man could be the father of the baby?

Early delivery: Not necessarily. There are a number of reasons that may cause early delivery. If comes to who the father is a genetic analysis may be necessary. ...Read more

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If I had sex with man a 12/1-13 & man b 1/2 w/ a LMP of 11/25 & an edd of 9/19, who is the possible father? Baby was born 9/10 & looks like man a

If I had sex with man a 12/1-13 & man b 1/2 w/ a LMP of 11/25 & an edd of 9/19, who is the possible father? Baby was born 9/10 & looks like man a

With certainty?: Impossible to say with certainty, but assuming you have regular 28-day cycles, you most likely would've ovulated around 12/9, and probably conceived from intercourse in the 12/5-12/11 time frame. So that would say mr. A. ...Read more

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I'm trying to determine who the father of my baby is. I am 30 weeks preg, and my date of concep was 8/21/11, I had sex with 2. Men within 3 days. My ex and my fiance. Both ejaculated inside me, but I stood up right after with my ex, who I had sex with

I'm trying to determine who the father of my baby is. I am 30 weeks preg, and my date of concep was 8/21/11, I had sex with 2. Men within 3 days. My ex and my fiance. Both ejaculated inside me, but I stood up right after with my ex, who I had sex with

Since: Since you had unprotected sex with two different people only a day apart it is virtually impossible to determine who the father is. Actually you had semen from both men inside of you so the father is the man who's sperm penetrated the egg faster, and factors such as when ovulation occurred play a role. You standing up after sex with your ex does not eliminate all he sperm, so his is an effective method.
Honestly you have to wait until the baby is born to determine paternity. Unless you had an amniocentesis in the early part of your pregnancy and the specimen was saved, then dna testing can be done this way prior to birth.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Who my baby's father I had sex with my bf sep9 he ejaculate inside me I had sex with another man sep11 I use condom properly my conception was sep11?

Who my baby's father I had sex with my bf sep9 he ejaculate inside me I had sex with another man sep11 I use condom properly my conception was sep11?

With dates of coitus: 2 days apart, the only accurate way to find out is by having a doctor order blood tests for comparative genomic hybridization (genetic microarray) on both putative fathers & your newborn. Each test costs ~ $2000, covered by insurance only if there is a family history of an inheritable genetic disorder. Each putative father may cover the cost of his own test & share the cost of your child's test. ...Read more

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If a mother had a baby in february full term but had unprotected sex with the man in july what's the possibility that he could be the father?

If a mother had a baby in february full term but had unprotected sex with the man in july what's the possibility that he could be the father?

We need the due date: If you can tell us what your due date was or what your last period was before you got pregnancy we can calculate the conception date. A full term baby in feb is too open ended for calculation. If your due date was feb 28th for example the conception would be in june. Repost with the due date originally given by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the youngest a boy can father a child?

What is the youngest a boy can father a child?

@spermatogenesis: Whenever the boy is able to produce live sperm he can father a child.
This takes a certain degree of sexual maturity which varies as to age.
Aberrant situations would probably be before age 10. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my child to prefer his father over me?

Is it normal for my child to prefer his father over me?

Yes: Sometimes it can seem like dad can calm a crying baby better than mom. This could be because your baby associates you with feeding and when they are crying they may smell the milk and think they are hungry, making them harder to soothe. When dad holds them they forget about this and calm quicker. ...Read more

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Is there a way for me to tell if I can't father a child?

Is there a way for me to tell if I can't father a child?

Yes: See your doctor for a general visit and ask to give a semen analysis. That's the best way to see what's going on. If your semen sample isn't normal, there are a lot of things that can be done to improve your fertility. ...Read more

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Does the age of a father make any difference on the health of his child?

Does the age of a father make any difference on the health of his child?

Yes: There is research that associates older paternal age with decreased fertility, increased miscarriage and increased birth defects. Also, there is an increase in schizophrenia and autism in the offspring of older fathers. Consider talking with a genetic counselor to discuss your personal situation. ...Read more

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