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Is it risky to have first child if a woman is already 33 years old?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Not at all

There are risks involved in getting pregnant no matter what age you are.
Thirty three is not particularly risky particularly if you have no medical problems. Pregnancy risks do increase with age though.

In brief: Not at all

There are risks involved in getting pregnant no matter what age you are.
Thirty three is not particularly risky particularly if you have no medical problems. Pregnancy risks do increase with age though.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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In brief: 35

If you take one thousand pregnant moms at 33 about 5 of them have children with chromosomal anomalies.
If you do the same when you are 40 the number rises to 25.

In brief: 35

If you take one thousand pregnant moms at 33 about 5 of them have children with chromosomal anomalies.
If you do the same when you are 40 the number rises to 25.
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