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Am I too old to have kids at 36? What can I do to help? My periods are shorter and shorter (then they were when I was in my 20's) is this normal?
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Childless
No, you're not too old to have children.

In brief: Childless
No, you're not too old to have children.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: To Old ?
Certainly not. Women often carry pregnancies without major complications after age 35.
However, you should consult with your gynecologist as ovarian function tends to slowly decrease after 30. Other factors such as your current health, smoking and obesity need to be assessed as well. Seek consultation even if you are not considering conceiving anytime soon, .

In brief: To Old ?
Certainly not. Women often carry pregnancies without major complications after age 35.
However, you should consult with your gynecologist as ovarian function tends to slowly decrease after 30. Other factors such as your current health, smoking and obesity need to be assessed as well. Seek consultation even if you are not considering conceiving anytime soon, .
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Not really
Mom was 42 when baby sis was born & she was her favorite.
Age buy itself increases some issues but not substantially.All pregnancies have ~4% risk of unexpected outcome (premi,sick,defect,etc) while being ~40 adds 1% to that overall risk. Many women have delayed having kids until later, so you are notalone.

In brief: Not really
Mom was 42 when baby sis was born & she was her favorite.
Age buy itself increases some issues but not substantially.All pregnancies have ~4% risk of unexpected outcome (premi,sick,defect,etc) while being ~40 adds 1% to that overall risk. Many women have delayed having kids until later, so you are notalone.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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