Conceive age 47

Can I conceive at age of 47?

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 5 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.

Yes you can conceive naturally at age 47 but it is quite rare. 

In our experience, with patients undergoing fertility treatment, the chance of having a live birth is extremely rare after the age of 44 using their own eggs.  If donor eggs are used the success rate for IVF is approximately 50%.