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What are odds of conception if IVF tried again in 42 year old woman who had only 1 egg with prior stimulation?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Not good.

The likelihood of a take-home baby in the scenario you describe is pretty small - i would guesstimate <5%.
Consider donor eggs at this age, if that is an option for you.

In brief: Not good.

The likelihood of a take-home baby in the scenario you describe is pretty small - i would guesstimate <5%.
Consider donor eggs at this age, if that is an option for you.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Very low

Women over 40 with only 1 egg retrieved with ivf have a very low chance of conception.
In rare occasions, you might get 3 eggs the next time but the outcome is still poor because of genetic issues that overlie having a very few eggs to work with. Rates of conception might be <10% and that might be generous. Egg donation can offer a 70% chance in comparison.

In brief: Very low

Women over 40 with only 1 egg retrieved with ivf have a very low chance of conception.
In rare occasions, you might get 3 eggs the next time but the outcome is still poor because of genetic issues that overlie having a very few eggs to work with. Rates of conception might be <10% and that might be generous. Egg donation can offer a 70% chance in comparison.
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
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