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Older Mothers Have Higher Risk of Miscarriage

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Perloe, the fertility specialist, says while pregnancy at any age is a very personal choice, women need to know their risks and their chances of success early enough that they can keep all their options open.

"There are benefits for women who want to have kids early and there are benefits for women who want to have kids late, as well as disadvantages," he says. "But I think anyone entering into this ought to consider the ramifications of putting off having kids."

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