You can find plenty of 40 women on the Fertilityfriend website. One of them, a 50 year old, just gave birth (natural conception after several years of trying, her husband is 29). There are plenty of others there that have gotten pregnant in their mid-forties. However, there are also many who give up after years of trying. Interestingly a lot of the women who are successfull seem to have husbands/partners who are 10-15 years younger. I'm wondering if the effect of men's age is underestimated.View Thread
That's interesting. I have the same problem. After my FSH went up to 19 this cycle (usually 7.5 - 8 on CD3) my RE put me on 0.05 estradiol to "sensitize the receptors on the follicles" . I started taking the estradiol vaginally in the evening of CD 3. I'm now on CD 35 and still haven't ovulated. I'm wondering if the estradiol has suppressed the FSH too much for an egg to fully develop. I had "almost positive" lines on the OPK and stretchy CM for several weeks (although it's not clear CM but milky white). So obviously my LH and estrogen levels were high. I stopped the estradiol a few days ago and now the line on the opk is finally gone. Just want to get my period and start a new cycle.View Thread
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