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Do you think 40 is to old to have a baby?


Asked by Anonymous at 7:37 PM on Jun. 10, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • no, I don't think it is the age that matters. What matters most is if the woman is physically and mentally able to carry a baby to term and raise the child. I believe it is that woman's choice to have a baby at any age. Who are we to judge her on decisions?????

    Answer by 2wndrfl_btrflys at 7:40 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • Nope! Look at Halle and whatsherface...

    Answer by diamondmamma at 7:39 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • But I think you are at higher risk than younger mothers.

    Answer by diamondmamma at 7:39 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • My mom had me when she was 41. I wished she was younger though. But Not too old to have kids.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:42 PM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • I dont think its too old. I know some of my moms friends who still wanted too, but they already had kids and once the grandkids came they gave that up

    but it is more risky
    women over 35 have an ever increasing chance of having a baby with an illness
    such as down syndorm, autism, diabetes, etc,

    so be as healthy as you can be
    and make sure your partner is too and just know what risks your baby may have because as you may know you cant go back after a certain point
    plus dont stress over when u dont stress its easier to conceive
    you worry/stess bam like that years go by w/no baby so relax

    also if you really want a baby theres thousands of little ones without a home in foster systems across the US who would love a loving mother to be adopted to

    Answer by Dom123123 at 7:43 PM on Jun. 10, 2009