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Can A Women In Menopause Get Pregnant
Not with her own egg: Once menopausal, by definition, a woman is no longer fertille, but rather sterile. If a menopausal woman wanted to get pregnant, one option is going through ivf and using an egg from a much younger woman. This would allow her to be a biological mother by carrying the pregnancy, but not the genetic mother (egg from another woman). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Menopause pregnancy: In menopause the ovaries are no longer producing eggs. So pregnancy isn't possible. Menopause is officially defined when a woman has gone 1 year without a period because of the permanent end of ovarian function. Until it's been a full year, it's possible to have release of eggs, therefore possible pregnancy. ...Read more
Early menopause: Normal age for menopause is 52. Depending on individual circumstances premature menopause can happen as early as 35. If the lack of periods is due to ovarian failure, than it means that the ovaries have run out of eggs and ovulation is unlikely.If the absence of periods is due to another cause like stress, thyroid or adrenal dysfunction, then correcting the imbalance could restore ovarian function. ...Read more
Depends: During "pre-menopause" uterine shedding (period) as well as ovulation, or the release of an egg from the ovaries into the uterus is unpredictable. It is unlikely to be able to become pregnant but it is also more dangerous to the mother and baby as maternal age increases. Best advice is that if pregnancy is unwanted, then use condoms or some other form of pregnancy prevention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Menopause (early menopause) and premature ovarian failure can cause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats and vaginal dryness. If you are having regular menses you are not in menopause but may be "perimenopausal". Blood tests can be performed (fsh & Estradiol on day 3) to evaluate ovarian reserve. Poor reserve is one of many causes for decreased fertility. Follow up with your gyn or an rei. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my wife is for 2 years at menopause, she cannot get pregnant right?Should I worry?She is 54 years old
Below: I would suggest following your DR's advice, they have your wife's full medical history and medication history. ...Read more
Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
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