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Is 37 too old to get pregnant?

It is a very common question in women who are thinking to get a baby at the age of 37. In some cases, it can be risky, but not for all women. A doctor only can give you the right suggestion if it is risky or beneficial for you. You might be known the word “geriatric pregnancy” and “advanced maternal age”. If you want to be a mother after the age of 35 so it is called by the name geriatric maternal age.

So let’s come to find the answer – is 37 too old to get pregnant?

Pregnancy has become very common after the age of 35. But if you are thinking to conceive a baby after the age of 40 or 45 so it can be riskier for a woman.

Is there any risk of pregnancy after age 37?

Although, the pregnancy age limit depends on until the mensuration cycle is working. Some women have stopped period after the age of 30 or some after 40. 40 is a high-risk pregnancy age according to doctors.

Here, are the risk that occurs at advanced maternal age –


If you think to get pregnant after 35 naturally so in some cases not possible. A woman that has insufficient egg quality chances of miscarriage.


Here, is multiples mean if a woman has twin babies. However, it is a pregnancy blessing if you have multiples but in geriatric pregnancy riskier for you. And if you are perfect for it after consulting the doctor so it would be a surprise pregnancy at 35 or after 35.


After the age of 35, it becomes quite difficult to fertilize eggs. Because as the age increases, the eggs start decreasing.

Cesarean delivery

Having pregnancy at the age of 37 leads to a risk for vaginal delivery

Gestational diabetes

If you have diabetes to it becomes risky during delivery. A woman who is pregnant makes a baby large in her womb that leads to risk at the time of pregnancy. So along with pregnancy baby care is also important.

Low birth weight

Pregnancy too late leads to low birth weight.

High blood pressure

If you have hypertension or high blood pressure so it is also riskier for pregnancy.

Chromosome issues

Chromosome issues risk increases more in advanced maternal age.

Final Words

According to experts, geriatric pregnancy is not risky if you have no issue which describes above.
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