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My bf is bipolar, thankfully since we found out im pregnant he has been good about taking his meds. I was looking up the chances that my son will inherit the disorder like my bf did. I read that there was a 10-50% chance my son will inherit bipolar disorder.  Is anyone else having a baby with someone who has bipolar disorder and know how common it is to be inherited?
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9584608 tn?1413682492
My dad was bipolar. And out of 3 kids only my brother ended up with it.
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My bf's dad is bipolar and he is the only one of 3 who have it. The thing that i think is strange is everyone I know who is bipolar is the oldest. Does that hold true for your family?
9363149 tn?1403391220
Im bipolar, im hoping my son doesnt inherit it..
But i'd rather him be bipolar than have his dads agression..
Im also the oldest of 3 kids.
9584608 tn?1413682492
My brother is the middle child.
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Thank you ladies. I do appreciate it.
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