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Posted by: Jane | 2009/03/10

Complications?

Hi Doc
I am 38 and my husband is 45. Please could you let me know what risks there would be if i were to have a baby. Thank you!

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You are at slightly increased risk for Down syndrome. ALso your risks of high blood pressure and diabetes in pregnancy are higher than if you were younger.

Best wishes

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