What are the risks associated with having a baby at 37?
I know my doctor put me in the "advanced maternal age" group when I hit 34. I have had three babies over the age of 35. No issues. Just low iron in my last one, that's it.
I know there's an increased risk of miscarriage.
Increased risk of Down Syndrome.
Increased risk of gestational diabetes or high blood pressure.
Increased chance of multiples.
They say it may be harder to get pregnant. (not been an issue for me)
There was a recent article published this month, not sure how big the study was but it was favorable for moms over 35: