I am a 47 female and want to use my eggs with a surrogate

I am 47 and have a heart condition which prevented me from having children. My husband is 40 and we would like to try and have a child using my eggs and his sperm and doing INV.

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Using your own eggs is not likely to be successful as over the age of 43 the quality of the eggs is highly reduced, so I would not recommend treatment. You could use donor eggs with your partner’s sperm and surrogacy, and this would give a far better chance of success.