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At what age does fertility start to decrease?

At what age does fertility start to decrease?

Age 27: Most studies show a decline in fertility around age 27. A further decline generally occurs between age 36-38 and a much more significant decline on average occurs around age 42-43. However, in some women, those declines can occur much earlier. And in some women they maintain high fertility at later ages. Some unpredictability. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

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Can my age be a fertility factor?

Can my age be a fertility factor?

Yes: Yes, age can be a major contributing factor to fertility. No two people are alike. Therefore we can only quote statistics such as pregnancy rates for women over the age of 40 y/o is 10% per cycle and miscarriage rates are 30-50%. However there are medications and treatments short of donor egg ivf to help improve your chances. All hope is not lost! ...Read more

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What is the latest age to get fertility?

What is the latest age to get fertility?

There is none: There is no age cut off for fertility. As long as you ovulate, you can get pregnant. Now, if you mean safe pregnancy (less chance of birth defects), the older you are, the higher the risk. Anytime >30, the risk starts rising faster. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility start to decline?

After what age does male fertility start to decline?

May not: Many men are fertile through their entire life. For others, fertility begins to decline with age, but there is usually no sudden drop off as there is with menopause in females. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility begin to decrease?

After what age does male fertility begin to decrease?

Probably does not: Male sperm quality as defined as fertilization and embryo quality at ivf seem unchanged in several studies. Other studies suggest that fertility may decline as early as 35-39. I believe much of the confusion arises over limited research and different definitions of male fertility. It would seem that while sperm counts decrease the quality does not until late age. Consult you doc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility rate begin to decline?

After what age does male fertility rate begin to decline?

No specific age: No specific age. It declines steadily but very slowly through a man's adult life. As a point of reference, a man is restricted from being a sperm donor at age 40. ...Read more

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Should we worried about fertility? Ages 26f & 30m - unprotected sex for 8 years. Have been timing for a year. If so, should someone be checked 1st?

Should we worried about fertility? Ages 26f & 30m - unprotected sex for 8 years. Have been timing for a year. If so, should someone be checked 1st?

Time for workup...: Most couples (85%) will conceive within the first 12 months of unprotected intercourse. To have gone 8 years and never gotten pregnant might indicate a problem. The most likely explanation, in the setting of normal cycles, is a problem with blocked fallopian tubes or an abnormal semen count / analysis. Talk to your ob/gyn! to learn more from my personal page, please visit www.Obgynhelp.Com. ...Read more

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