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It's Nearly Impossible for a 43 year old Woman to become Pregnant

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Ric Ricland

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Since: Jan 07

Middletown, OH

#1 Aug 31, 2008
please read this: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/ ...

it would have been nearly impossible according to science to become pregnant: By age 43, you're really at the end of your egg supply," Silber says, "and your chances of pregnancy are slim."

the chances of palin even becoming pregnant at her age is slim to none, and ob/gyns believe nearly impossible without fertility intervention -- on top of that, the miscarriage rate is 54% for women over 44.

Roughly two thirds of women over 40 have fertility problems. Once you pass 40, time is pitiless. You have about a five-per-cent chance of getting pregnant in any single menstrual cycle, according to Sherman Silber, a leading fertility specialist and author of four bestselling fertility books, including How to Get Pregnant. At 40 your chance of conceiving within a year is about 40 to 50 per cent, compared to a woman in her mid-30s, who has a 75-per-cent chance. By age 43, a woman's chance of pregnancy plummets to one or two per cent.

ricland
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Oh Dear

United States

#2 Aug 31, 2008
Ric Ricland wrote:
please read this: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/ ...
it would have been nearly impossible according to science to become pregnant: By age 43, you're really at the end of your egg supply," Silber says, "and your chances of pregnancy are slim."
the chances of palin even becoming pregnant at her age is slim to none, and ob/gyns believe nearly impossible without fertility intervention -- on top of that, the miscarriage rate is 54% for women over 44.
Roughly two thirds of women over 40 have fertility problems. Once you pass 40, time is pitiless. You have about a five-per-cent chance of getting pregnant in any single menstrual cycle, according to Sherman Silber, a leading fertility specialist and author of four bestselling fertility books, including How to Get Pregnant. At 40 your chance of conceiving within a year is about 40 to 50 per cent, compared to a woman in her mid-30s, who has a 75-per-cent chance. By age 43, a woman's chance of pregnancy plummets to one or two per cent.
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twilight

San Jose, CA

#3 Aug 21, 2009
Ric Ricland wrote:
please read this: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/ ...
it would have been nearly impossible according to science to become pregnant: By age 43, you're really at the end of your egg supply," Silber says, "and your chances of pregnancy are slim."
the chances of palin even becoming pregnant at her age is slim to none, and ob/gyns believe nearly impossible without fertility intervention -- on top of that, the miscarriage rate is 54% for women over 44.
Roughly two thirds of women over 40 have fertility problems. Once you pass 40, time is pitiless. You have about a five-per-cent chance of getting pregnant in any single menstrual cycle, according to Sherman Silber, a leading fertility specialist and author of four bestselling fertility books, including How to Get Pregnant. At 40 your chance of conceiving within a year is about 40 to 50 per cent, compared to a woman in her mid-30s, who has a 75-per-cent chance. By age 43, a woman's chance of pregnancy plummets to one or two per cent.
ricland
powmccain.org
Hhhhmmmmm,
Interesting as I am 43, got pregnant 2 months ago and miscarried. Got pregnant again the very next month and am now 8 weeks with no intervention.
Sepideh

Scarborough, Canada

#4 Sep 30, 2010
They just want to take away your hope.Even for a 5% chance there is a chance and this comments have just made me very depressed.
There is no clear cut off in medicine it is all different based on individuals and many other factors.
They are just causing too much anxiety in older woman and they are really not helpful.
Every time I am going to my doctor she just want to tell me I don't have any chance. I don't know what she is trying to do because she is not preventing any harm and giving any benefit either.
What is the point
Joni Berry

Eureka, CA

#5 Oct 13, 2010
Dr's aren't God, and have now say or control over who gets pregnant. Only their opinion. God is in control, and it's either meant to be or not! I'm 43 and have no children yet, but am not the least bit worried about it and believe I will get pregnant over this next year. Everybody's timing to start a family is different. Starting to try next month. I'll keep you posted!!..God Bless.

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Joni Berry

Eureka, CA

#6 Oct 13, 2010
Dr's aren't God, and have no say or control over who gets pregnant. Only their opinion. God is in control, and it's either meant to be or not! I'm 43 and have no children yet, but am not the least bit worried about it and believe I will get pregnant over this next year. Everybody's timing to start a family is different. Starting to try next month. I'll keep you posted!!..God Bless.
janey jones

Bristol, UK

#7 Oct 14, 2010
Joni Berry wrote:
Dr's aren't God, and have no say or control over who gets pregnant. Only their opinion. God is in control, and it's either meant to be or not! I'm 43 and have no children yet, but am not the least bit worried about it and believe I will get pregnant over this next year. Everybody's timing to start a family is different. Starting to try next month. I'll keep you posted!!..God Bless.
I wish you were right. You posted this two years ago. Did you have a baby?
janey jones

Bristol, UK

#8 Oct 14, 2010
Sepideh wrote:
They just want to take away your hope.Even for a 5% chance there is a chance and this comments have just made me very depressed.
There is no clear cut off in medicine it is all different based on individuals and many other factors.
They are just causing too much anxiety in older woman and they are really not helpful.
Every time I am going to my doctor she just want to tell me I don't have any chance. I don't know what she is trying to do because she is not preventing any harm and giving any benefit either.
What is the point
So you posted this two years ago. Did you manage to have a baby? I am 43 and want to know!
willsmum

Lake Zurich, IL

#9 Mar 18, 2012
janey jones wrote:
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So you posted this two years ago. Did you manage to have a baby? I am 43 and want to know!
I had my first child at 37. At 39 I tried to have another, considered fertility treatments, then gave up. 4 years (and one big surprise) later I had a perfectly healthy baby boy. No intervention.
Cookie

Kew, Australia

#10 Apr 26, 2012
Hi everyone ,

This is my story so far . I doubted my fertility specialist as he identified the issue with me at 42 not conceiving was more to do with my husband than with my age . Aftervclearing some fibroids said I was good to go into ivf. The crux of the problem according to specialist was my husbands morphology , motility .

After this news & after the operation to clear fibroids I fell naturally pregnant twice , one month straight after the other. I lost both at 6 weeks , with specialist once again highlighting sperm quality as a possible issue . Before getting pregnant we signed up for ivf & I was waiting waiting for my cycle to start meds , but discovered both times I was pregnant . I now planning to go on ivf next time round , who knows what will happen !! I am now 43 years if age as if 2 weeks ago :).

Specialist seems optimistic !!!!!!!!
Cookie

Australia

#11 Apr 26, 2012
A few typos , but I meant I am now 43 years of age as of 2 weeks ago !
Cat

Rochedale, Australia

#12 Dec 20, 2012
I had always wanted a baby, I have been with my husband 17 years now, he wanted to wait until we were more financial. We started trying for our first baby at 39, I got pregnant straight away but miscarried at 8 weeks,we have tried ever since including IVF & IUI without success. I am 43 now, it has been a heart breaking journey. I knew I was leaving it late at 39 but thought it would happen straight away when we were ready, especially after getting pregnant the first time. Today my period didnt come and here I am again googling about it, I am usually like clock work, but the feeling I get when its coming is gone, theres a 98% chance based on the statistics that my period will arrive soon enough, but what if it doesnt, these are the terrible tortures of the mind when you want a baby so much.
Sarah Diaz

United States

#13 Dec 26, 2012
I got pregnant at 42, 2 months shy of 43, and the first time I tried! I am now 22 weeks, baby normal by all tests. I guess I beat the dismal stats, feel bery lucky.
Suzanne

Vaudreuil, Canada

#14 Jan 17, 2013
I'm 43 (44 in June) and 34 weeks pregnant with a healthy boy. I have a 19 old daughter (20 in May born at 31 weeks). Because of a miscarriage 15 years ago they had to remove a tube and wanted to remove my uterus and other issues. I was told I would never get pregnant again... So I never took any contraception and of course refused the uterus removal).

I had been fighting with hormonal problems and irregular periods for years so I had come to believe that the Dr. was right and that I would never have anymore children and felt blessed for the one I had already.

All that to say that I got pregnant by "surprise" and did not find out until I was 4 months (because of irregular periods and thinking I could never be pregnant I no longer paid attention to my cycle).

I have been more healthy with this pregnancy than my earlier one. If it would not be for my big tummy :-) I would not know I'm pregnant I feel great and the baby is thriving>

All that to say that having children is something that can still happen at any age, any time. I don't think Dr's can predict and people can judge. I call it life it happens and you don't control it. Have faith and good luck!
bells

Béziers, France

#15 Jan 27, 2013
trying for the first time to have a baby with my husband of nine year. we just started trying as it was not possible for us to bring a child into the world until now. I am scared reading all of these things on line, and so many conflicting messages. should i go to a doctor or not? should I take some sort of fertility drugs or not? i do not even know most of the initials people are using, iui, ivf. I just thought I would have a child now that we are ready.

my grandmother had my uncle at age 44, nine years and many miscarriages after my mother, with none of these things. My aunt gave birth at 40 after many years of fertility stuff.

I am so confused by all that I have read and I am beginning to hopeless. I do not feel old, my period comes regularly and like clockwork. what factors should I consider?
Suzanne

Vaudreuil, Canada

#16 Jan 28, 2013
bells wrote:
trying for the first time to have a baby with my husband of nine year. we just started trying as it was not possible for us to bring a child into the world until now. I am scared reading all of these things on line, and so many conflicting messages. should i go to a doctor or not? should I take some sort of fertility drugs or not? i do not even know most of the initials people are using, iui, ivf. I just thought I would have a child now that we are ready.
my grandmother had my uncle at age 44, nine years and many miscarriages after my mother, with none of these things. My aunt gave birth at 40 after many years of fertility stuff.
I am so confused by all that I have read and I am beginning to hopeless. I do not feel old, my period comes regularly and like clockwork. what factors should I consider?
Think you should find yourself a gynecologist that is young who will be able to guide you and assist you and start taking folic acid in the event you do get pregnant naturally you want a healthy baby. All the best!
deedeetoronto

Hanmer, Canada

#17 Feb 11, 2013
Ric Ricland wrote:
please read this: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/ ...
it would have been nearly impossible according to science to become pregnant: By age 43, you're really at the end of your egg supply," Silber says, "and your chances of pregnancy are slim."
the chances of palin even becoming pregnant at her age is slim to none, and ob/gyns believe nearly impossible without fertility intervention -- on top of that, the miscarriage rate is 54% for women over 44.
Roughly two thirds of women over 40 have fertility problems. Once you pass 40, time is pitiless. You have about a five-per-cent chance of getting pregnant in any single menstrual cycle, according to Sherman Silber, a leading fertility specialist and author of four bestselling fertility books, including How to Get Pregnant. At 40 your chance of conceiving within a year is about 40 to 50 per cent, compared to a woman in her mid-30s, who has a 75-per-cent chance. By age 43, a woman's chance of pregnancy plummets to one or two per cent.
ricland
powmccain.org
Rc...you silly man!! Have you ever heard of IVF or assisted fertility treatments such as Gonal F or Clomid. I got pregnant TWICE on each time I tried to get pregnant, once naturally at age of 41 and next at the age of 43 with the asisstance of gonal F, had a boy and girl..healthy...no miscarriage. You shouldn't speak about things you don't know about!! My best friend become pregnant on her first try with IVF at age of 45 - twins born. Successful women have a career they cannot put on hold sometimes and have no choice to have children until they are 40. it is possible..Don't listen to this idiot!!!!!
Suzanne

Vaudreuil, Canada

#18 Feb 12, 2013
Update my son was born on Feb.5 healthy. So stay positive :-)
Lady

Wethersfield, CT

#19 Feb 20, 2013
Hi everyone am 43 I have 3 beautiful kids 20,17,and 15 god had bless me I been married for 18 years I will love to have a baby but I had tubal done i don't know if they cut or burn . So I went for IVF I have a good dr I tried twice the first time the eggs were to small they were not growing . The second time the eggs were good the had input 5 eggs I took a chance I didn't want five eggs but the dr said with my age I should take that chance . I got pregnant I was 7 week didn't even know that I was 7 week I had a ultrasound done and no baby I was having a miscarriage I lost my baby and none of the other eggs produce . What should I do ?
Nora

Ribeirão Prêto, Brazil

#20 Mar 1, 2013
Hi, i am 43 years old and i m 8 weeks pregnant. It was a surpreise and I have to say i was not happy with the news because i already have 2 boys, actually 2 adults... The oldest son is 24yo and the youngest is 20. I was. Expecting to be a grandma not a mom again. Butnow i am happy and I have to say dont lose your hope...everything is possible.

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