What Are The Risks For Older Women Who Want To Conceive-7470d

Home-and-Family Today many women are having babies at a later age, whether it be because of personal life decisions such as putting their careers first or delaying marriage, the fact remains that the average age that a woman is giving birth today has increased from only 25 or 30 years ago. It is pretty .mon knowledge that the younger a woman is, the better her chances of giving birth to a healthy baby. However, this does not necessarily mean that a woman who is over 35 is likely to have a baby born with birth defects. In fact, the chances of women this age having a healthy baby are still quite good. Are There Risks To Having A Baby After 35? Yes, because as a woman ages her fertility starts to decrease. This means that there of course can be some .plications for women over 35 trying to conceive. This can include a reduced number of eggs and changes in a woman’s hormones that can affect the pregnancy. It is also true that woman over 35 tend to have an increased risk of having a child with a birth defect, while the risks for having a baby with down syndrome at this age are also greatly increased. There is also about a 10% increase in the risk that a woman over the age of 35 will have a miscarriage, as .pared to a woman in her 20s. Other risks include an increased chance of having a cesarean delivery or a stillborn baby. With all of this said, there have been a number of advances in medicine that can really help increase the chances of a healthy pregnancy for women over 35, including prenatal screenings to help find any disorders during the pregnancy which greatly reduces the chances that a baby is born with a birth defect. As with any pregnancy, the chances of having a normal baby are greatly increased if the expectant mother takes care of herself and does all that is required for a healthy pregnancy. This can include such things as eating a well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and avoiding such things as alcohol, cigarettes and caffeine. It is also extremely important that the expectant mother take her prenatal vitamins, especially at this age. This will help to reduce the chances that your baby is born with any types of birth defects. While there is a lot of information out there that can scare women off from having a baby after they turn 35, the chances are much more likely that a woman of this age will have a healthy baby, than one that is born with any .plications or birth defects. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: