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A 38-year-old member asked:

Could 48 year old get pregnant?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not unheard of: But very unusual. Women can potentially get pregnant as long as they ovulate. Women can get pregnant by in vitro fertilisation (ivf), carrying someone else's baby. Some older women have carried babies, after ivf, for other family members not able to do so.
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
Fertility Medicine 27 years experience
Not likely at all: It would be very rare to get pregnant naturally or with fertility help at that age. Also if you did get pregnant more than 60% of the pregnancies would result in miscarriages. The really only way to achieve pregnancy successfully at that age is with a donor egg. Please don't believe the women getting pregnant without donor over the age of 43.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can a 17-year-old get pregnant?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Usually a 17-year-old can become pregnant very easily if she is already ovulatory.
A 47-year-old female asked:

Do you think a 47 year old are likely to get pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: It would be a rare event for a woman to get pregnant naturally, at age 47 years. Rare events are possible, but almost never happen. Menopause occurs between ages 42-58, with the average at age 51 years.
New York, NY
A 22-year-old female asked:

How long it take a 22 year old to get pregnant?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Hayworth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Depends: It really depends. You should try for at least 6-9 months at your age before seeking medical help.
A member asked:

I been tryimg for a year to get pregnant what should I do?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Go see ReproEndo: 1st, stop using birth control, seriously! then go see your family doctor to make sure you're otherwise healthy, eg no diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, clotting issues, etc. Also get started on pre-natal vitamins. Good time to consider pre-conception counseling. Get your partner's sperm counted & analyzed to be sure he's got enough healthy ones. Then talk to reproductive endocrinolog.
Mesa, AZ
A 47-year-old female asked:

An i too old to get pregnant ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 46 years experience
No: If you are still having regular periods, you are probably still ovulating and that means you can get pregnant if you are not using birth control.

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