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Pregnancy at 48–Natural or Donor Eggs?

Posted On: January 11, 2017 1:20 pm

Question: This question is actually about my mother and not me. My mom is 48 years old. She has 2 grown up children but she wants to have another child. She knows that her chances of getting pregnant naturally are extremely remote and she knows that egg donation is her only real option. If she uses donor eggs, what are the odds of success? Also are there any medical reasons that she shouldn’t try to get pregnant? I would describe my mom as a healthy person. Thank you! M. from the U.K. Answer: Hello M. from the U.K. Your Mom’s [...]

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Can I get pregnant again at 46?

Posted On: May 2, 2016 8:23 am

Hi Doctor, I recently visited a reproductive endocrinologist because I was having issues with my period (heavy clotty periods).  They did an sonohysterogram and found a 2 cm uterine polyp.  I am due to have that removed in May.  However, they also did blood work to determine how far away from menopause I am.  I had an FSH test done actually 3 years ago and it was a 7.6 .  The current FSH level they did was an 8 and my estradiol was 94.  Doc says I’m pretty far from menopause. She also says that the polyp was acting like [...]

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