Are You Too Old To Have A Baby? Dr Oz August 23 2012 Recap

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Dr Oz August 23 2012

Are you too old to have a baby? The Dr Oz August 23 2012 show spent a full hour investigating the stories and circumstances that inform a woman’s decision to pursue pregnancy, sometimes later in life. Check out the conversations and debates about social factors, health risks and fertility treatments, and see where you fit in to the conversation. Here are the segments from Dr Oz August 23 2012.

Am I Too Old To Get Pregnant? Moms After 40 Debate

Too Old To Have A Baby? Dr Oz August 23 2012 Recap

Dr Oz August 23 2012 explored fertility treatment costs, health risks and social stigmas surrounding infertility and late in life pregnancy.

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Doctors and real women shared their diverse perspectives about the pros and cons of getting pregnant after age 40. One doctor believes the medical community has misled the public into believing the risks are insignificant. Others argue that the benefits and safeguards outweigh the disadvantages.

Dr Oz: Am I Too Old To Get Pregnant? Moms After 40 Debate

Fertility: FSH Shots Vs IVF Cost & Clomid Cancer Risk

Fertility Treatments can be expensive and sometimes require multiple treatments or visits. Get an idea of how much some of these procedures can cost, and you’ll begin to understand why one woman had to take out a second mortgage to pay for them. Also, could fertility drugs like Clomid be increasing your cancer risk?

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Dr Oz Fertility: FSH Shots Vs IVF Cost & Clomid Uterine Cancer Risk

Dr Oz: Pregnancy Down Syndrome Risks & IVF Vs Adoption

Down Syndrome has long been cited as a concern in pregnancies for older women. Find out how the risks can increase with every passing decade, and learn about the other factors involved in Fertility options, such as In Vitro Fertilization, Sperm Donation or Egg Donation. Dr Oz’s guests and audience had many different opinions in this show.

Dr Oz: Pregnancy Down Syndrome Risks & IVF Vs Adoption

Dr Oz: Moms Over 40, Infertility Embarrassment & Social Factors

How has our social climate changed over the years? More women are pursuing career success and putting motherhood off until later in life. But what happens when you can’t conceive? Dr Oz talked about the social factors affecting pregnancy, and why infertility embarrassment should be a thing of the past.

Dr Oz: Moms Over 40, Infertility Embarrassment & Social Factors

Dr Oz: Why Do You Want A Child? What Will You Sacrifice?

There are two big questions Dr Oz suggested that women ask themselves as they pursue a pregnancy. He recommended truly considering the changes it will create in your life so you are prepared to deal with shifting priorities and tradeoffs that may mean you can’t actually have it all, after all.

Dr Oz: Why Do You Want A Child? What Will You Sacrifice?

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