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24 Nov 2004

37 to old ?
Hi

I never thought the day would come that i'd have a chance of having my own child. I have an adopted daughter that's disabled so I would not like to have a biological child with a problem as well.

I'm involved with a wonderful man who'd like another child.

I adopted because my husband was sterile.

Should I take this chance ? At this age ?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

There would be an increased risk of Down's syndrome at your age ( about 1 in 200). This can be tested for during the pregnancy and you could terminate the pregnancy if this were the case.. You would have t decide whether you ar prepared to take that risk.

Best wishes
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