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Posted by: B | 2009-03-05

Age

Im 29 years old now, but don' t have any children, the thing is im not to sure if i' ll be able to have any.. any time soon, until what age is it safe to have baby' s and what will be the risk factors involved?

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Dear B

There is no specific age as to when it is safe to have a baby. However once fertility potential starts decreasing from the age of 35 onwards. In addition the risk of miscarriages as well as risk of some chromosomal problems are increased as one falls pregnant beyond the age of 35.

Answered by: Dr Y.M. Dasoo

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