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Im 43. Pregnancy risks?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
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In brief: PREGNANCY RISK?

They say above forty there is more risk.
Don't think negative if you still want to have a baby! prayers help!

In brief: PREGNANCY RISK?

They say above forty there is more risk.
Don't think negative if you still want to have a baby! prayers help!
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Variable

A thorough assessment of anyone's risks for pregnancy includes age, pre-pregnancy health & medications, and an assessment of the genetic input from both parents.
A 43 yo has ~1/30 risk of a trisomy 21 down syndrome birth, added to a general 4% risk with any pregnancy for an unexpected event (cleft, premi, illness). A consultation with a genetic counselor could define your specific risks.

In brief: Variable

A thorough assessment of anyone's risks for pregnancy includes age, pre-pregnancy health & medications, and an assessment of the genetic input from both parents.
A 43 yo has ~1/30 risk of a trisomy 21 down syndrome birth, added to a general 4% risk with any pregnancy for an unexpected event (cleft, premi, illness). A consultation with a genetic counselor could define your specific risks.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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