The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) recommends the upper age limit for a woman to carry a pregnancy should be no greater than 55 years due to increasing pregnancy complications. Using her own eggs, a woman’s success with IVF drastically declines wtih age throughout her 40s. As a result, women in their mid 40s and beyond, typically utilize and egg donor.
Is there a maximum age for assisted reproduction treatment?
By Mark P. Trolice M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.E. (reproductive endocrinologist).
Last Update: 03/14/2019
Mark P. Trolice
M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.E.
Mark P. Trolice is the Director of Fertility CARE – The IVF Center and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. He is Board-certified in REI and OB/GYN, and maintains annual recertification. His colleagues select him as Top Doctor in America® annually, one among the top 5% of doctors in the U.S.
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