Pregnancy after 40


Im 39 and i hope to have a baby by 40. My mom had 8 kids and the youngest 2 she had at ages 40 and 42, my bro and i. She had all natural births, healthy kids with no miscarriages. Can i be as fertile as she was? Whats the most amount of healthy kids can a woman have from age 40?


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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.

This is a difficult question to answer, we would advise you to come to our clinic for a fertility MOT check. From the results of this our doctors should be able to advise you of your chances of conception. If you would like further help and advice, please call us on 0161 300 2737.