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Can I have a baby at 37 years ?

Hi, I am 36 year old. I have 10 year old son. I wanted to have second child. I tried for it in 35th age. On 20 feb 2011 Baby died in the womb after 32nd age because of blood clot in the umblical card. The blood test showes that i donot have antiphospo.. syndome which causes blood clot. I had cesarian both the time. In the recent pregnancy i also had low laying placenta . Can I still try for second baby after a gap of 18 months? My weight is 58 KGS. My height is 4.11 inches. I had no BP and other issues.
Asked On : Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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Hi Treja,
Welcome to HCM.
At your age having a baby does carry some risks, related to the age factor itself. In addition you are having this problem of blood clotting, so certainly there is a risk involved, but if you so badly need to have a second child I think you may take a calculated risk after consulting you doctor and after councilling. .
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