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Chances of having baby at 42?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Mom did it
Although some have more trouble getting pregnant at this age, it is not uncommon.
The age thing adds 1-2% to your risks of an unexpected outcome for the baby, but everyone at any age has a 3-4%risk (premi, birth defect, chromosome issue,etc).You might want to meet as a couple with a medical geneticist and look at both families. The more you know the easier it is to move forward.

In brief: Mom did it
Although some have more trouble getting pregnant at this age, it is not uncommon.
The age thing adds 1-2% to your risks of an unexpected outcome for the baby, but everyone at any age has a 3-4%risk (premi, birth defect, chromosome issue,etc).You might want to meet as a couple with a medical geneticist and look at both families. The more you know the easier it is to move forward.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Good
Women can conceive and have a baby at age 42. Yes it is possible.

In brief: Good
Women can conceive and have a baby at age 42. Yes it is possible.
Dr. Marina Armendariz
Dr. Marina Armendariz
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