Getting pregnant

Dear Dr Brain, I'm 41 years old with irregular cycle, every two months. I had past history of faliure of induction with clomophine tablets when I was 39 years old. Do I need to use contraceptive method or not, as I do not want more kids now. Many Thanks.

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 11 years, 10 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.

I would advise you to see your GP who will be able to run tests for you and give you the advice you seek with regards to a suitable contraceptive method.