9 doctors weighed in:
Female conception chances at 40?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Julian Escobar
Fertility Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Lower
Conception rates steadily decline after 29 yrs, at 40 they are less than half of those in their 20s.
The miscarriage rate is also higher at 40, being almost 30%. If you have not gotten pregnant after 6 months of trying, please see a specialist as each month may make a difference in your 40s.

In brief: Lower
Conception rates steadily decline after 29 yrs, at 40 they are less than half of those in their 20s.
The miscarriage rate is also higher at 40, being almost 30%. If you have not gotten pregnant after 6 months of trying, please see a specialist as each month may make a difference in your 40s.
Dr. Julian Escobar
Dr. Julian Escobar
Thank
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
Ovulation still present in large number of 40 year olds and conception can happen.

In brief: Yes
Ovulation still present in large number of 40 year olds and conception can happen.
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
49M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors