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Posted by: MJ | 2007/02/20

PREGNANCY

I AM 45 YEARS OLD AND I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF IT IS DANGEROUS TO FALL PREGNANT AT THIS AGE. I ALSO HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE.

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You would be at higher risk for pre-eclampsia and diabetes at your age and with the high blood pressure. Also there would be a much higher risk of Down syndrome if you fell pregnant. Remember that at the age of 45 yrs, your chances of conceiving are quite small.

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