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Do older mothers have children with learning disorders?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: No More Than Others
There is currently no research supporting the notion that the older the mom, the more likely that their kids will have learning disabilities.

In brief: No More Than Others
There is currently no research supporting the notion that the older the mom, the more likely that their kids will have learning disabilities.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Learning disorders
Yes. All mothers can have children with learning disorders.
There are many types of disorders and they are not limited by the mother's age.

In brief: Learning disorders
Yes. All mothers can have children with learning disorders.
There are many types of disorders and they are not limited by the mother's age.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
2 doctors agree
In brief: Do you mean
Disorders that can cause intellectual disibility? Pregnant women 35 and older have a higher risk of having a child with down syndrome & other chromosomal abnormalities.
Integrated 1st & 2nd trimester screening has a detection rate of 95%. Advanced maternal and paternal age are both associated with a higher risk of autistic spectrum disorders.Specific learning disabilities are not increased.

In brief: Do you mean
Disorders that can cause intellectual disibility? Pregnant women 35 and older have a higher risk of having a child with down syndrome & other chromosomal abnormalities.
Integrated 1st & 2nd trimester screening has a detection rate of 95%. Advanced maternal and paternal age are both associated with a higher risk of autistic spectrum disorders.Specific learning disabilities are not increased.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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