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Am 45 years and l have tried to conceive but all in vain. Is it because am old ?

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Asked by Stella169 at 5:09 AM on Jul. 6, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Honestly, it could, BUT - there are a lot of things that could be done to help. I would strongly suggest that you talk to your Dr about it. You might have to consider fertility shots and stuff to help conceive, but it's not impossible!!! There are many celebrities having children in their 40's (and some older), but most of them have gone to their Dr and gotten some help with it (which is frequently not mentioned or greatly downplayed when they do interviews and stuff and it comes up, letting people think "it just happened".)

    In other words, it will be harder for you, but it's NOT impossible.

    Good luck!

    Answer by sailorwifenmom at 5:20 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • Oh - one other thing - I wouldn't say you're "old" - just that it's a little older for getting pg. Now, if you were looking at the room next to you in the nursing home for a nursery, now that would be "old" :-)

    Answer by sailorwifenmom at 5:20 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • IDK. Have you been trying w/the help of a fertility specialist? I have heared of women your age becoming pg. My sil had a baby at 46,naturally. GL

    Answer by momthruivf at 5:21 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • Only a specialist can look at your eggs and determine if you can conceiveon your own. Most women who are middle to late forties need to use egg donors, but not all women. If your 45 and your serious about becoming pregnant you need to see a fertility specialist and stop waiting for nature to take its course.  I'm sure it will happen with a little intervention, Good Luck!


    Answer by RyansMom001 at 6:30 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • good luck!!!

    Answer by san78 at 6:51 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • Possibly. You may want to see a fertility specialist.

    Answer by christaberk at 9:06 AM on Jul. 6, 2010

  • Without help from a doctor at 45 its almost impossible to become pregnant. Talk to your doctor ASAP.

    Answer by NCMommy2be at 3:26 PM on Jul. 6, 2010

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