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Is it true that the later I wait to have kids, the more at risk I will be?

By Blogger June 30, 2014 - 2:48pm
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I am not ready to have children but I want to some day. More and more women are having kids later in life but does it put me or my chances at risk the longer I wait?

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Hi Hayden,

Welcome to EmpowHER. As a women gets closer to her 40's the harder and more risk there is in a pregnancy. The eggs supply decreases significantly as a woman ages and the eggs that do remain can have chromosomal problems that raise the risk for miscarriages and birth defect.



July 2, 2014 - 3:44am
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