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Can I have a safe delivery as my age is 40 years and suffering from thyroid and body ache ?

I am 40 yrs old working women height-5 6 , weight- 88 Kg having two daughters aged 12yrs and 6 yrs. I am suffering from Thyroid, Osteoporosis , no absorption of calcium, PIVD at L4-L5 & L5-S1 and body ache. Accidently I got pregnant and 15 days are over. Whether safe delivery & birth to healthy child is possible despite above problems that I am facing or I should go for an abortion now?
Asked On : Fri, 15 Apr 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for query
If you have strong will power ,it is possible for you to give birth to healthy baby ,
Hope I have answered your question well to your satisfaction. Wish you speedy complete recovery at the earliest.
Answered: Wed, 22 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
Hello rani;
welcome to HealthcareMagic
You are right in your fear regarding pregnancy there are two aspects to keep in mind :-
-pregnancy at or above 40 yrs has more risk during delivery as well as there are high chances for the baby to have congenital malformations or birth defects.
-the problems you are having like thyroid; osteoporosis and the disc prolapse and even the weight.
If you have 2 children you should have avoided getting pregnant anyway it will be better for you to consult a Gynaec and your Orthopaedic doctor for opinion.Consult and discuss with both doctors and then decide.To abort or not then you will have to decide.
Answered: Wed, 22 Jun 2011
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