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What are the risks for pregnancy after age 40?

Evelyn Minaya, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Getting pregnant after age 40 can put a woman at risk for certain chronic conditions, but there are ways to avoid them. Find out how by watching this video in which obstetrician and gynecologist Evelyn Minaya, M.D., discusses the risks of pregnancy for 40-something women.

Margaret L. McKenzie, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

There are risks for older women who become pregnant. Watch this video for what you need to know if you are planning a baby after age 40.


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