Experts urge unmarried women to get their frozen eggs
Dr. Luciano Nardo, who says many women looking to start a family later in life often are not aware that their chances of conceiving take-nose chopped 35 years later.
Dr. Nardo a consultant gynecologist and clinical director of the UK’s leading reproduction clinic Health Group, is speaking out after The One Show host Alex Jones, 39, revealed how she feared the had left ‘too late’ to become a mom – having also learned that his own mother went through menopause only 44.
Dr. Nardo said: “While it is established that no elective egg freezing guarantees pregnancy increases the chances of a woman to conceive their own biological child later in life.
“age is closely related to the number and quality of eggs, therefore the odds having a cycle of egg freezing success are greater in women under 35
“ovaries continue to run infinitely. fertility decreases naturally with age and unfortunately, can not be restored.
Experts have warned egg freezing is a serious process
“normally, you need twice as many eggs to produce a single baby at 39 than it would be at the age of 29.
” however, what we see in our clinic are women simply do not realizing this fact. For these reasons, fertility preservation is increasingly important “time.
research suggests that more and more women are leaving later in life to start having children, often due to a successful career or . simply because they have not yet found the right partner
is then, however, many have difficulty conceiving
Dr. Nardo added. ” while you can not always you can plan for any eventuality in life, you can protect your future fertility by freezing eggs while they are at optimum quality and potentially undergo treatment conventional IVF or ICSI more down the line.
“This will provide the opportunity to conceive when the right time and give the best possible chance of success.”
About a third of couples in which the woman is over 35 they have fertility problems, which rises to two-thirds when the woman is older than 40, according to the NHS.
women over 35 also are less likely to become pregnant as a result of fertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization, and are more likely to have a miscarriage if they become pregnant.
man’s fertility also gradually reduced from about age 40, but most men are able to have children up to 50 and beyond.
Alex discuss their concerns parenting in a documentary ‘Fertility and Me’.
twice egg is needed to produce a single baby at 39 years to 29
Alex, who recently revealed she is pregnant with her first child with husband Charlie Thomson said. “I was, like many people, quite naive of course, you know that the impacts of age their fertility but actually do not realize how much until you start looking at it.
“no one leaves it late in the end … it’s all a case of timing. Family was the number one priority. I did not meet my husband until a little later … I thought it will be fine.
“I was still in my 30-year-old saying ‘I can not get pregnant’ and then one day suddenly go, ‘Gosh really want children.'”
egg freezing not it is only for women who are still considering having a family, which is also highly recommended for women with medical considerations such as a family history of early menopause, women with cancer due to undergo chemotherapy or radiotherapy, and those who they have concerns about your ovarian reserve perhaps because they have cysts were removed in the past.
experts said they have to be sure women are freezing their eggs for the right reasons
Dr. Nardo, whose reproduction Health Group is based in Daresbury, Cheshire, she added. “we have to be sure women are freezing their eggs for the correct
“That is fundamental. You can not just lay their eggs and then donate them later for commercial purposes, for example. It is a serious process.
“Once a woman has frozen eggs have to have IVF otherwise the eggs can not be reinserted into the body.
” Women need to understand the implications this and be completely happy in the first place, “
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