Doctor insights on:
What Is A Good Age For A Woman To Have Her First Child
Depends: There is no correct answer. It depends on her health, personal goals, aspirations, culture, and financial situation. This is a personal decision made taking into account the needs and desires of the woman and her partner ...Read more
Not such a thing.: Pregnancy and maternity is hard to time with the rest of your life, career and relationships. Having the support of the prospective father and/or your support system is important. You want to be healthy and realistic about the changes that will come with this biological privilege at any age. ...Read more
Range: The average age of a girl when she gets her first period is around 12 years-old. However, the range can be between 10-15. ...Read more
Depends: It is unusual for women past their mid 40s to conceive though it does happen. While medically it is possible with donor eggs for women to conceive well past menopause, there are medical concerns about the health of the mother, and ethical concerns about bringing a child into the world in which the mother is unlikely to live long enough too see them through to adulthood. ...Read more
Sliding scale: This is a percentage issue. Most men are generally potent to the mid 50's and then the counts and health of the sperm start to diminish. It becomes a statistical issue over time. There are reports of men over 75 being a father but the are possible other reasons for the pregnancy and the data is suspect. ...Read more
35 yrs old: Technically after age 35 is considered 'advacned maternal age.' many women go on to have healthy pregnancies after that point, but there is a higher risk of complications including down syndrome, pre-eclampsia, and diabetes. It is important that you talk with your doctor about your health and considering pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1st dental eval: The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests the first pediatric dental visit be at 1 year of age or 6 months after the first tooth eruption. In reality, most pediatric dentists start scheduling at around 2 years old unless there are issues such as cavity, pain, bleeding or broken teeth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
12-13 years: Depends on the ages of the children you might sit for and the number. I think 13 is an appropriate age to start, but again there are many factors. If you start out with a child 2-7 that would be best. Your parents assessment is important as is the people you will be sitting for. ...Read more
AAO guidelines: Say see your orthodontist by age 7. That's not to say we put braces on all or even most 7 year olds, but its good to start discussing with an orthodontist and planning for the futurew. When to start? Again, work with your orthodontist (and your kiddo-- they need to also be emotionally ready) to determine what is "best". ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What is the right age for a child to move out of parents home? Is it wrong for a 20 year old to still being living at home. She has a job and helps out but wanted to know if there is an age that is not good for a adult child to live at home. She is planni
5 1/2: Usually the lower anterior central incisors.Get a more detailed answer ›
Both: The mom and baby are both important. That's why high risk obstetricians are called maternal-fetal medicine specialists. ...Read more
Not rare: Teens may envy parents who have it all together at a point you are not sure you ever will.That envy may focus on kids, which is part of what they do well.They may decide its too hard to be an actress but with a baby you could show how great a mother you could be. Great idea, but timing is poor.These kids need counseling and help in career planning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: The best response would be when she's emotionally ready.There is increasing risk for complications & birth defects both for women in their early teens & after 40. Women in their early 20's may have less risk for many issues but be better prepared when she is older. There is no one answer that fits all situations. ...Read more
Eruption Charts: Around the age of 6 or 7. See the following website for the eruption charts for primary (baby) and secondary (permanent) teeth. Be aware that the "average" times can vary widely. I hope all the children and adults are getting their regular dental checkups. http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/e/eruption-charts. ...Read more
This question is from my sister, she 41 y/o wanted to have a baby for the first time., her question is there a test to check her firtility?
Older, lower chance: The highest chance of getting pregnant is probably during late teen yrs and early 20s, then it decreases and risk of birth defect/complications such as down's syndrome increases. She is 41 thus belongs to the "high-risk" group and so should consult OB doc. If she has been trying for 1yr and no luck, a fertility work-up is needed. Eat well, exercise, take prenatal vitamins. Send her good wishes! ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What age child first memory?
- Average age married couples have their first child
- What is the longest time can a woman have her period?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Girl having her first period
- Can a pregnant woman have her periods while pregnant?
- Can a woman be pregnant and still have her period?
- Can a woman have her period and be pregnant?
- Talk to a pediatrician online