im fifteen and my boyfriend is nineteen, we want to have a baby but we are too affraid of the risks that might happen. someone please help ? ):
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replied July 31st, 2010
Hello,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Teenage pregnancy is associated with many risks. They involve risks for you and for your baby.
The risks for you include premature delivery and hypertension during pregnancy.
The risks for the baby include low birth weight, stillbirth, preterm delivery, emergency caesarean section, and small for gestational age baby.
Discuss about plans of your pregnancy with your gynecologist if you still want to have a baby now, and be in constant supervision to reduce these risks and complications. It would be wise to wait until you are atleast above 18 years of age.
Take care.



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