How To Get Pregnant at 40: Tips From a Fertility Doctor

Can you get pregnant at age 40? Double board certified OBGYN and REI, Dr. Natalie Crawford, MD reviews what you need to know if you are starting your family (or growing your family) at age 40 and older. Although getting pregnant may be harder at an older age – it is not impossible. Learn what you need to know to get pregnant naturally at age 40, and when you should seek further evaluation and help. What is advanced maternal age? Is it possible to be pregnant after age 40?

What should you do if you are trying to conceive at an older age:
1. Understand the data about conceiving at age 40 and older
2. Get a fertility workup before you begin trying to conceive – check your uterus, Fallopian tubes, ovarian reserve, and sperm count
3. How can you improve your egg quality?
4. Be proactive in trying to conceive – learn about cycle tracking, timing intercourse, optimizing natural fertility
5. Think about your long term family goals!

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*This is not personal medical advise, only medical education. Please ask your doctor your medical questions.

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Fertility doctor, Natalie Crawford, MD is a double board certified OBGYN and REI, and co-founder of Fora Fertility, a boutique fertility practice in Austin, Texas.

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