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Pregnant again at 50 years old

I m 31 years old men and my wife is 50 years old who gives birth a health son last year Nov.However, she found that she is pregnant again for 5 weeks and both of us super excited for this news.Do this pregnancy can cause other complication ? Please advise me.
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Hi there.  Your wife was 50 last year and had a baby?  That's pretty good!  And she is getting pregnant naturally or are you going through fertility treatments?  Advanced maternal ages always has added risks to the risks of pregnancy that already exist.  But today's modern medicine makes it easier for sure.  I was older.  Did she use a donor egg or anything like that?
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Thank for your advise, it is naturally pregnancy.
Last year, she was 49 years old. It is naturally pregnancy.
973741 tn?1342346373
Wow, that's really rare to get naturally pregnant at that age!  And is your baby healthy that she had at 49?  I sure hope so and good for the two of you.  As to her health, well, again, there is always complications of being of advanced age.  Those are something to work with her doctor on.  They will likely make her 'high risk' and monitor her more closely. The other issue and why I asked about donor eggs is that they can be lower quality when they are ours in the later years.  Chances of birth defects go up significantly.  But hey, this is all possibilities and young women can have issues too.  You've just been through this so probably not a lot has chanced in the year since she had your first child.  Did everything go okay with that?
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Hi ,
This is really good news that your wife is pregnant naturally at the age of 50. I think she consults to a gynecologist for her regular checkups.
Thanks.
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