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I have been with the same partner for 28 years, we have up on having children but I've recently discovered due to a health problem that I have had a fibroid for several years, this can cause infertility. I am having this removed. I've had test and they have established I am still producing eggs. I am 48 what are the chances of conceiving after this removal. Should I consider having my eggs frozen?
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I would not advise you to attempt to freeze your eggs. At your age the chance of having a live birth is extremely low. As women age, the number and quality of their eggs reduces making it more difficult to have a baby. Although you may be still producing eggs it is likely that the number will be too low to make freezing a feasible option.