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What really determines a healthy pregnancy, and at what age?
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Default What really determines a healthy pregnancy, and at what age? - 07-04-2009, 05:58 PM

I don't believe it's all about age...but I know that risk factors for certain defects increase after age 35 for most women. What are the factors that a doctor or other health professional consider for compromised health before pregnancy? I assume the risks come with age, but can a healthy woman tell if they are at higher risk than someone else that may be not so healthy? What really determines factors for a healthy pregnancy?I feel like my'biological clock'is ticking...I'm getting nervous! Not married but in a serious relationship...trying to determine if I should hurry or just take my chances later on...
   
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Default 05-01-2010, 05:35 AM

In the past an older mother often meant a woman who already had a large family and was having her fifth, sixth or possibly seventh baby. Having many pregnancies often led to complications. Now an older mother usually means someone who has chosen to start her family later and is often fit, and well nourished.

It is unfortunately true that simply by being older, you have had more chance to develop medical disorders such as diabetes, high blood pressure or other chronic diseases, which can affect pregnancy and birth.

Research on the effect of age on childbirth also reports an increase in the frequency of pregnancy complications such as pregnancy-induced (gestational) diabetes , low lying placenta and premature birth.
   
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Default 01-20-2011, 07:09 AM

Everything has a perfect time to perform. If that arise before the perfect or after it surely cause some problems. Pregnancy is one of them which requires a mature age. So, it must be at the age of 290.
   
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Everything has a perfect time to perform. If that arise before the perfect or after it surely cause some problems. Pregnancy is one of them which requires a mature age. So, it must be at the age of 20.
   
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