High BMI

I have got an BMI of 40 can i still get pregnant.
Try to get Pregnant 7year and trying to reduce weight but no hope.
What are my options and chances????

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 7 years, 3 months ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

Most patients we treat have a BMI less than 30 however is some cases we can offer treatment for people with a BMI up to 35. We can offer advice on how to lower your BMI and increase your fertility chances, please call our team on 0161 300 2737 if you would like to speak to a patient advisor. Or the NHS Choices website provides some useful information about getting pregannt and BMI's: www.nhs.uk/news/2010/July07/Pages/new-nice-guidelines-weight-pregnancy.aspx