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At how many weeks pregnant, could a baby (fetus) survive if born? i guess its called viable???

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Asked by Tiffany8168 at 3:03 PM on Sep. 16, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • It really depends after 30 weeks the likely hood goes up,, I had my daughter at 30 weeks, but sadly she did not survive, but it just depends.

    Answer by kimigogo at 3:07 PM on Sep. 16, 2011

  • legally you can't abort a fetus after 24 weeks i believe. i think the reason is that's considered the age of viability.

    Answer by tnm786 at 3:07 PM on Sep. 16, 2011

  • Sorry I didn't mean to post yet,, the Duggars had thier baby at I think 23 weeks and she is thriving,,

    Answer by kimigogo at 3:08 PM on Sep. 16, 2011

  • i say maybe 20 weeks... because people have them around there and up and the babies live in some cases. it really does depend... because sometimes not everything goes okay... but if everything is fine and your baby is developed and has the proper medical care them yea around there or mybe even 24 weeks

    Answer by khaliab19 at 3:38 PM on Sep. 16, 2011

  • varies greatly - we are all individuals... to survive a child must be over 20 weeks. before that it hasnt happened yet.

    Answer by AmaliaD at 3:42 PM on Sep. 16, 2011

  • It used to be 24 weeks, but now with advances in medicine there are younger and younger babies surviving.

    Answer by missanc at 3:51 PM on Sep. 16, 2011

  • The youngest recorded to survive was 21 weeks.

    Answer by nsrush83 at 5:23 PM on Sep. 16, 2011

  • 24 weeks with medical care

    Answer by janethsuarez123 at 3:11 AM on Sep. 17, 2011

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