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    someone is pregnant by a second cousin. what are the risks?
    An_217269 posted:
    I have a friend who is pregnant by a second cousin. She has asked my advice and I am not for abortion but what are thre risks involved with this situation?
    An_217270 responded:
    Hi, I'm not for abortion either! I dont really know exactly what you can tell her except, for her to let her doctor know so they can give as much advice on this matter. There is nothing to be embarrassed about, her doctor would be under the privacy laws so he or she would not share this info. Going off of knowledge though, tell her not to think something will be genetically wrong with the baby (even though it is possible) because I personally have two cousin's that have a little girl together and she was born healthy with absolutely noting wrong. Not saying I agree with the how the baby was conceived, but I'll be praying for the mother and baby's health. Please tell her not to stress. Blessings to you :)
    vybe77 responded:
    I agree w/ Anon12017...c a Dr. asap and let him know...he/she will be more capable of taking the necessary steps toward making sure this pregnancy can progress normally...God luck to her :)

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