Does age matter in conceiving a baby?


Yes, chances of conception decrease with increasing age. In a female, the quality and quantity of eggs decrease as the age advances. Especially after the age of 35 years, there is a rapid decrease in the egg reservoir of ovaries in woman. In a male, the causes of decrease in fertility is unknown but studies have shown
that chances of a female getting pregnant with a male partner of 40 years and above are less.

About the Author:

Dr. Renu Misra (MBBS, MS, MNAMS, FICMCH) serves as Senior Fertility Consultant at Miracles Fertility & IVF Clinic, Gurgaon. She has over 31 years of experience in various branches of obstetrics and gynaecology.
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