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A Woman’s Age and the Risk of Pregnancy

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A Woman’s Age and the Risk of Pregnancy

There are some instances that women decides to settle down at a much later age, maybe 35 to 40 years old. The possibility of pregnancy at this age is very slim. This is because during fertilization, their egg cells are not able fertilize anymore. But if they properly used their fertility calculator by determining their fertile days, then it is possible for the woman to get pregnant.

            But what are the chances of giving birth to a healthy baby? This is one of the most dreaded instances that a woman has to face after giving birth to a baby. This is because, according to some research studies, baby momma’s who are a bit older has a possibility of an unhealthy pregnancy.

Age and the Risk of Pregnancy

            Older women will have a higher probability of giving birth to babies who have severe medical conditions or maybe birth defects. There are some instances that babies will have chromosomal as well as genetic abnormalities. One of the most common genetic abnormality is Down Syndrome.

According to statistics, a 30-year-old woman has a one in 385 chances of giving birth to a baby with chromosomal abnormalities. And women who are 40 years old and above has a one in 66 chances. Aside from these problems, when older women will get pregnant, there is high risk for miscarriage. This is because older women will have more eggs that have genetic abnormalities.

When you are at your mid 30’s to early 40’s, you will have lesser chances of conceiving a baby. But for you to be successful in getting pregnant, you can use tools to help you learn more about the perfect timing and increase your chances. Doctors will recommend using fertility calculator  and ovulation calendars. These two are the most common tools used by women who want to get pregnant fast.