Possibility of conceiving naturally at 43..

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CherylPerk
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Possibility of conceiving naturally at 43..

Post by CherylPerk » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:10 am

I am a 43 year old woman who has never previously conceived due to my own choice. I have a history of uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts and irregular periods (since I was in my mid thirties). I am otherwise very healthy, fit and active. My much older boyfriend (he’s 64) and I have discussed having a child in the future but fear it may be too late for both of us. He is healthy and has two grown sons from a previous marriage. What is the possibility that I could actually conceive naturally given the circumstances?

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Re: Possibility of conceiving naturally at 43..

Post by Dr. Wisot » Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:57 am

A general answer on this will do you little good without more detailed information than your age. Some blood work and an ultrasound would give a wealth of information about your ovarian reserve and any issues in your pelvis that would be a problem which could give the doctor a real idea of what your chances would be.

This could be done quickly and at not too great an expense. But don't wait if you are seriously considering having a baby as time is not on anybody's side.

Arthur L. Wisot, M. D.
Reproductive Partners Medical Group
Redondo Beach, California

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