Older Women and Ova
What is the maximum age that a woman can bear a child
using her own ova?
With all the new technologies in medical and genetic related research, the
ability to bear children is becoming possible later and later in life. The
main culprit is the estrogen replacement programs that many women are
enrolling to delay or eliminate menopause. There are many other procedures
that can cause the release of eggs.
However, it is quite apparent that over the age of 35, ova are more
susceptible to genetic defects. This is an important consideration in
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Update: June 2012