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Can Delaying Motherhood Affect You and Your Baby?

Posted 04-16-2014 07:04 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 04-17-2014 02:16 PM by ChristaIB

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Many women today are choosing to delay motherhood until after age 35. You may be waiting to start a family until after you've established your career or traveled the world, which makes sense, but keep in mind that delayed motherhood can increase certain health risks for you and the baby.

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