You are here

Get Answers

Sometimes it's nice to get advice from experts with a lot of letter degrees behind their names, but other times, you just need to hear what another parent (with a M.O.M. behind her name) has done that has worked. You've got questions? These moms have answers.
 
Ask a Question

If you were diagnose with breast cancer can you have a baby?

2 answers
3 years ago

answers (2)

3 years ago
Talk to your doctor; depending on your course of treatment, it may affect your fertility.  Sometimes insurance will pay for egg harvesting and storage in cases like that; it's worth looking into.
3 years ago
Another consideration is whether the type of breast cancer you had was estrogen-receptive, as most are in younger women. If you get pregant, your hormones go up, and you can get a recurrence of cancer. I don't want to scare you, but this happened to a friend of mine and she is now stage 4 with three little kids and probably won't make it. Just talk to your doctor. The odds are probably with you, but you should be thoroughly informed of any dangers and make an educated decsion about whther you *should* get pregnant, regardless of whether you physically can or not.Lori Daywww.loridayconsulting.com

Vertical Tabs

*DISCLAIMER
Parenting.com's Answers are provided by members of our community. While your fellow moms and our editors have plenty of great advice to offer based on their experience, it is not a substitute for professional medical help. Always consult a medical professional when seeking medical advice. All submitted answers are subject to the rules set forth in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use