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How fertile am I at age 40?

How fertile am I at age 40?

Fertilily at age 40: Unfortunately, at age 40 a woman is past the peak of fertility. The only way to assess her fertility to perform blood testing for certain hormones on cycle 2 or 3 of a menstrual cycle. Although not perfect is will give an assessment of her ability to conceive. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more


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What is the most fertile age?

What is the most fertile age?

< 25: There is no consensus on that. It is known that typically at age 27 there are changes in eggs that affect fertility. The next big change occurs on average around age 36-38. However that is in the general population. That does not apply to couples who have tried and not conceived after 6-12 months. ...Read more

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What age are women most fertile?

What age are women most fertile?

Around 18 to 25 ...: Between 18 to 25 for most women, but there is a lot of individual variation and other factors that may affect your fertility like smoking, sexually transmitted infections, and being overweight. ...Read more

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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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At what age is a woman most fertile?

At what age is a woman most fertile?

At your age: Young women in their teens and early 20's are the most fertile. Fertility declines with age, but not significantly until after 30. ...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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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

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Why does fertility decline with increasing age?

Why does fertility decline with increasing age?

Egg quality: As a woman ages, her eggs decline in number and quality. There are changes in the chromosomes and dna that result in more abnormal embryos, infertility, and miscarriage. ...Read more

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Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Eggs: All women are born with a finite number of eggs. As women go through life, there is a decrease in egg number. In addition, there is also a decrease in egg quality. Reduced egg quantity and egg quality are rsponsible for the reduced fertility as women go through life. ...Read more

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Is there a way i can check how fertile I am at age 41?

Is there a way i can check how fertile I am at age 41?

Yes: You can.... You need a few blood tests. If you want more detail, go here:. ...Read more

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