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 8 years 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.