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A 27-year-old male asked:

my wife age is 28 + is there any problem in conceiving? what is the maximum age in females to conceive a child?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
No problem: Shes got a lot of child bearing years ahead of her.
Dr. Edward Jacobs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
28 is great: 28 is a very good age to start trying to conceive. Fertility rate begins to decrease at the age of 34 and the miscarriage rate increases after that age as well. But, today, many, many women conceive their first baby after the age of 35 and do very well with good obstetric care. Though there are risks to the mom and baby after 35, they can be evaluated and managed in most cases. Get early care!

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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it difficult for diabetic women to conceive children?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
If PCOS..: Most diabetic women can conceive just fine, unless they have pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome) in which case metformin and weight loss can help with conception. Maintain strict control of your blood sugar for at least 3-6 months before attempting pregnancy and take Folic Acid at 1-5 mg daily throughout your reproductive life. Make sure your thyroid function is normal before getting pregnant).
A 49-year-old member asked:

I am wondering if it was difficult for diabetic women to conceive children?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Not necessarily: Diabetic women may have difficultly if their cycles are irregular or the sugars are not well controlled..

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