Conceiving After Age 35

Getting Pregnant After Age 35: Concerns about Conceiving in our Mid-to-Late 30s (& beyond)

Today, more and more couples are electing to have a baby (or start having babies) later in life. It would take an army of sociologists to chart out all the reasons for this phenomenon, but suffice it to say that the world we live in today is quite different than the world of our parents or grandparents - when getting pregnant in your 30s was nearly unheard of.

In the 1970s, the average age of a new mother was around 24 or 25. Now, the average age for getting pregnant is about 30 - and climbing... And it's also increasingly di rigueur to TTC (try-to-conceive) in your late 30s and early 40s.

So as the speed of life accelerates, postponing baby-making appears to be one of resultant phenomenon. Some people identify the simple fact that, today, more and more women are focusing on careers or education than in previous generations. Other people suggest that for this generation, our "30s is the new 20s".

At any rate, the fact is, a growing percentage of women are trying-to-conceive later in life - in their mid-to-late 30s and into their 40s. Most couples will succeed in conceiving (though it may take a bit more time and effort at this age); other couples may face some infertility hurdles and turn to fertility treatments (either herbal or clinical) for support. It's not unexpected that, as we age, our fertility declines. This goes for men as well as women!

Whatever the situation, one fact remains: the older you are, the better your chances of encountering various fertility obstacles, challenges, or delays... The point of this article is not to urge couples to conceive younger, but to simply clarify that getting pregnant might not be as fast or easy as for a 25 year old. A doctor will be your best resource for preconception support if you are trying for a baby in your mid-30s plus.

Let's look at just a few basic facts to frame our expectations about conceiving a baby in our 30s. After that, we'll look at some of the challenges, as well as some of the solutions and strategies for increasing the odds of conceiving after 35.

  • First, TTC couples (any age) have only a 20% chance of achieving a pregnancy each menstrual cycle. However, active fertility charting and ovulation testing will increase those odds substantially!
  • When a woman is TTC in her 30’s, the monthly chance of conception drops to less than 15%.
  • The monthly odds of conceiving decrease as a woman ages due to various physiological issues like hormonal balance and associated ovulatory/menstrual cycle irregularities - as well as aging ovaries (or decreased ovarian reserve). This means it might take longer (more cycle of active trying) to get that positive pregnancy test.
  • Today, 15% of trying to conceive couples may experience some kind of difficulty or delay in conceiving a baby...

What to Do About This? As you age, staying fit and staying healthy become increasingly important. That means focusing on sound diet and proper weight to optimize your reproductive advantage. Just as important, chart fertility to discover when you ovulate during your cycle. Predicting ovulation will vastly maximize your odds of a pregnancy - and bbt charting can also alert women in their 30s if their ovulatory cycles are displaying signs of irregularity. 

Fertility Challenges and Infertility Obstacles

As we age, the vigorous and balanced interplay of reproductive hormones begins to decline - and with this so declines our fertility. Ultimately, a woman's "ovarian reserve" begins to run low, her eggs age, her hormones do not ebb and flow with the same balance and stability. Ovarian reserve refers to the amount of healthy eggs available in a woman's ovaries, as well as the quality of those eggs - and the hormonal capacity to stimulate egg maturation. Thus, menstrual cycles may become irregular or perhaps less predictable and there may be occasions when ovulation does not take place. Balance between reproductive hormones is crucial for regular ovulation. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) tests can be used at home to help you assess your ovarian reserve.

The presence of cervical mucus (or CM) is also an important aspect of fertility - and as we age, the presence and/or quality of cervical mucus may decline as a coefficient of hormonal imbalances. Fertile cervical mucus is supported by the estrogens, so any kind of reproductive hormonal deficiency with estrogen may interrupt both ovulatory regulatory, as well as the production of cervical fluids that support conceiving. (Products like FertileCM can be used to increase the quantity and quality of your cervical mucus.)

How do I optimize my chances of conceiving after age 35?

The first thing to remember is that even for someone in their 20s, there is no guarantee that you will conceive right off the starting line. As indicated above, there is only a 20% chance of conceiving per given menstrual cycle. So, if you are TTC and age 35-plus, simply recognizing that overnight success might not happen is a healthy way to frame things. In other words...

Calibrate your expectations and realize that it might (or might not) take up to a year a more before you get that first positive preg test...

Next, consider the options for tactically increasing the odds of pregnancy....

  • If your TTC horizons are calibrated, then you know what to expect. The more you know, the less the stress. And reducing stress or anxiety is the second step for boosting your pregnancy chances. The less you worry, the better your mind and body work together.
  • Along with mental well-being, physical well-being is just as important. Being overweight or underweight can adversely effect hormonal balance and cycle regularity. A smart diet (and exercise) are essential. Prenatal vitamins are vital. Yoga or fertility acupuncture are increasingly popular.
  • Chart your BBTs! Any doctor or fertility expert will tell you that fertility charting and monitoring your monthly cycle will maximize your opportunities for a pregnancy per given cycle. If you know when you ovulate (by bbt charting or using ovulation tests) and can time intercourse for your most fertile days. Particularly after age 35, guesswork is likely not going to be sufficient! Start an ovulation calendar today...
  • If you have any kind of cycle irregularity or simply wish to ensure cycle balance, herbal fertility supplements like FertilAid are available that are designed to naturally regulate and normalize the monthly cycle.

Over 35? Then first off, arrange a preconception doctor's visit. Talking with your doctor about medical history, health status, conceiving tips, and preconception expectations can clarify unanswered questions and point you in the right direction - as well as decrease stress about facing the unknown.

In case you do not conceive within 6 months or so, your doctor will likely advise a return visit to ensure there are no interfering fertility issues.

> Check out our TTC Countdown
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real
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have come
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experience and
what i know i decide to open this thread, only fake spell casters
ask for
the followings:
COURIER CHARGES: no matter where you are in the world, no
matter the
distance and continent a real spell caster will cast a spell
effectively
without you seeing it or the spell caster getting it to you to use it
so
long as he has the names or pix..the spell will work itself..
STRAIGHT: no excuses for failure, if money was needed in the
first place
for courier he should have say so, so one can know how
prepared he is..i
did rather pay $2000 at once to get my result rather than paying
$200 for
excuses to get more money..its not bad paying for items but the
end result
might be an excuse
THREAT: if you get fed up of sending money after money, they
begin to
threaten one with death and madness..
NIGERIA; about 80% of them are nigerians not saying they dont
have real
spell casters cos they are spiritually gifted in africa but the
impersonation is too much, the fake are more than the real..
i fell a victim of scam twice to a certain dr wodu and dr isaka
they but
ripped me to shred before i realised almost $3700 was gone until
i came
across dr igodo who told me how to know a fake spell caster, he
helped me
get my ex back without failure or excuse in 5 days..we are back
and happy
now for about a month..his e-mail is
greatigodospelltemple@gmail.com..
lets beware of scammers and share experience, suggestion and
solutions..thanks

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My name is Bela Smith, from United States. I wish to
share my testimony with the general public about
A great spell caster called (Dr
oodlia) have done for me, this temple
have just brought back my lost ex
lover to me with their great spell work, I was dating this man called
Steven we were together for a long
time and we loved our self's but when I was unable
to give him a male child for 5 years he left me and told
me he can't continue anymore then I was now
looking for ways to get him back and also get pregnant, until a friend
of mine told me about this temple and gave me their contact email,
then you won't believe this when I contacted them on my problems they
prepared the items and cast the spell for me and bring my lost husband
back, and after a month I missed my monthly flow and go for a test and
the result stated that i was pregnant, am happy today am a mother of
a set of twins a boy and a girl, i thank the temple once again for
what they have done for me, if you are out there passing through any
of this problems you can contact this great Dr for help listed below:

Contact them... oodliaspelltemple45@gmail.com

(1) If you want your ex back
(2) if you always have bad dreams.
(3) You want to be promoted in your office.
(4) You want women/men to run after you.
(5) If you want a child.
(6) You want to be rich.
(7) You want to tie your husband/wife to be
yours forever.
(Cool If you need financial assistance.
(9) Herbal care
(10) If you can't be able to satisfy your wife
sex desire due or
low err action.
(11) if your menstruation refuse to come
out the day it suppose or over flows.
(12) if your work refuse to pay you, people
owing you?.
(13) solve a land issue and get it back.
(14) Did your family Denny you of your
right?
(15) Let people obey my words and do my
wish
(16) Do you have a low sperm count?
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(18)Do you need help to win a lottery? E.T.C

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And get all your problems solved

Thank you.

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OMG!! This is certainly a shocking and a genuine Testimony i have ever seen..I visited a forum here on the internet on the 20TH OF JUNE 2014, after my husband separated me and my marriage of 8 years was broken down and i was totally inconsolable and without hope because i have tried all means to get my husband back after much pleading and did everything possible to make sure that he comes back, but nothing worked out for me.... And i saw a marvelous testimony of this powerful and great spell caster called Lord Lugard on the forum.. And i saw how Lord Lugard reunited a family and brought the Husband of a woman back to her in just 24 hours..I never believed it, because i never heard nor learnt anything about magic before.. Not a soul would have been able to influence me about magical spells, not until Lord Lugard did it for me and restored my marriage of 8 years back to me and brought my spouse back to me in the same 24 hours just as i read on the internet..i was truly astonished and shocked when my husband came to my house and knelt down begging for forgiveness and for me to accept him back.. I am really short of expressions, and i don't know how much to convey my appreciation to you Lord Lugard.. you are certainly a God sent to me and my entire life and family.. he did his work just as he guaranteed me in 24 hours and it yielded an optimistic result to me and i was able to get my Husband back. right now my Husband has falling so much in love with me and my kids like never before. This spell casting isn't brain washing but he opened up his eyes to see how much i love and wanted him, i really don't know how best to be grateful to you Lord Lugard for bringing happiness into my life and family, and now i am a joyful woman once again.. here is his Email: miracletemple@live.com... Mrs Shirley Brett from Texas City..

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