How far along should a pregnancy be before a baby can live on its own?

Answer I assume by your question is - you are asking at what gestational age can a newborn grow and develop without extra medical care? The answer: it is usually by 36 weeks gestation.

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Can a baby live outside the womb after the 20 week of pregnancy?

Answer The age of viability is 24-26 weeks gestation, although a baby born that early will have some complications. A baby born at 20weeks gestation cannot survive outside of the womb; therefore, t... Read More »

How long into your pregnancy before medicines you are taking can affect the baby?

Answer Actually, at any time in your pregnancy. Of course it matters what you are taking and how much. But the further along you are the less of a chance that anything will affect the baby. Some do... Read More »

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