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What is a good age for a woman to have her first child?

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

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What is a great age for a woman to have her first child?

What is a great age for a woman to have her first child?

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

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When should a woman have her first child by? For example is there a sharp increase in pregnancy risk over a certain age?

When should a woman have her first child by?  For example is there a sharp increase in pregnancy risk over a certain age?

When she is ready: There is not an age when there is a "sharp" increase in pregnancy risks. Generally speaking, pregnancy risks tend to increase with age. That also applies to risks for genetic anomalies (like down syndrome), that risk at age 35 is 1 in 270 and it increases with each year. There is no specific age that is recommended as "best" to have your first child. ...Read more

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What good signs of a women starting menapause? What what is a typical again of someone who started a period at 10 and first child at 16 to begin menap

What good signs of a women starting menapause? What what is a typical again of someone who started a period at 10 and first child at 16 to begin menap

MENOPAUSE: There is no exact date that your period will stop. Symptoms starts early about 5 years before menopause. As the hormone decline, hot flashes, dizzy spells, irregular mens.Like menorrhagia starts before it become scanty and finally stop. ...Read more

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Is a diabetic diet ok for pregnant or breastfeeding women? I am alil over 8 months pregnant with my first child. I am not diabetic but my fiancee is type 1. I want to make sure that i can do everything i can in my power to keep him healthy by cooking good

Is a diabetic diet ok for pregnant or breastfeeding women? I am alil over 8 months pregnant with my first child. I am not diabetic but my fiancee is type 1. I want to make sure that i can do everything i can in my power to keep him healthy by cooking good

It is likely ok: It is always recommended to eat healthy during pregnancy by taking in the appropriate and right amount of the different food groups. The underlying purpose of diabetic diets is to promote healthy eating. You should be fine to participate in a healthier lifestyle but if you continue to have concerns, review your pregnancy requirements with your doctor. ...Read more

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What age for a woman is considered a health risk to be pregnant? I am 35 and will be 36 in may. I get married in june and will want to have at least one child. What are the health risks of someone my age getting pregnant?

What age for a woman is considered a health risk to be pregnant? I am 35 and will be 36 in may.  I get married in june and will want to have at least one child.  What are the health risks of someone my age getting pregnant?

In : In general, pregnancies after 35 are considered higher-risk, although many studies now show that the vast majority of women who get pregnant after 35 have very successful pregnancies. Usually women after age 35 are followed more closely and sometimes have more testing performed. It may be a good idea to see a gynecologist that you would like to be followed with before you get pregnant to discuss your medical history and to have a general health screening. ...Read more

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I am a 43 year old woman of three children from my first marriage. I would like to have one more child with my current husband. How are my chances.

I am a 43 year old woman of three children from my first marriage.  I would like to have one more child with my current husband. How are my chances.

Depends on variables: If you are still having regular menses you are likely fertile. While success in conceiving can drop as you age, you have time if you want.A visit with your obgyn and a spousal visit to a urologist could verify that the equipment seems in order. ...Read more

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Are there special risks of a woman having a child when over the age of 45?

Are there special risks of a woman having a child when over the age of 45?

Normal age risks: A woman in good health can anticipate a normal pregnancy at age 45. There is an increase in diabetes and high blood pressure associated with age. A singleton pregnancy (rather than twins) is a good way to minimize these risks. ...Read more

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