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Sand Rock, AL
A 19-year-old female asked:

Can size and weight determine fertility? i'm 4'11 & 94 lbs and have been trying to get pregnant for a while but can't seem to :/

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Dr. Derek Haas
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Thin is okay: Your BMI is 19.0 which is definitely on the thin side but that alone should not prevent you from conceiving. Some women who exercise frequently (especially long distance running) will stop ovulating. In those cases, reduction in exercise is advised. Conversely, women who gain weight and become obese (BMI > 30) can also stop ovulating. If your cycles are regular, then your small size is okay.

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Last updated May 18, 2016

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