I don't know about others but I got pregnant with my son at 41 and my friend was 40 and a half when she found out she was pregnant the first time and 44 and pregnant with number 2 and we both had uneventful pregnancies. Hope this helps. Good LuckView Thread
It all depends on your egg reserve which they can find out with a blood test. CVS is a blood test taken at a certain time during your preg to test for abnormalities and some say it's very accurate to test for downs but amnio is definate. My CVS tests at 41 showed I had a 1 in 689 chance of having a child with downs and when I took the next test a few weeks later it was 1 in 2800. By the way the blood test was just a finger prick. Hope this helps.View Thread
I don't think your being selfish, I was 41 when I had my first and am currently trying for another. My DH and I only started trying when I was 39. You and your DH want to try so go for it. I started my journey with the idea that I don't want to be 50 and to never have tried. I am realistic that it could take longer but if my son asks why he doesn't have a brother or sister I can honestly say I tried and I really wanted him. Hope this helps.View Thread
Im a late bloomer and had my first son at 41 in sept 2010 and DH and want to try for #2. Because of my age and since my biological clock is on the space shuttle we don't have a very wide window to try we thought we might like try for a girl. My ques is has anyone tried for a certain gender and had success or not?View Thread
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