Let’s explore some of the more common pregnancy over 40 myths
It's easy to get pregnant in your 40s – celebrities do it all the time!
The good news is, with the use of healthy donor eggs, the likelihood of a woman in her 40s getting pregnant is nearly 70%.
If I can't get pregnant naturally, I just wasn't meant to be a mother.
I'm healthy, fit, and have no medical issues. Getting pregnant should be easy for me.
I'm in the beginning phase of menopause so having children isn’t in my future.
In fact, you can still get pregnant until you haven’t had a cycle for one full year. When this happens, your hormone levels remain too low to conceive and you are officially menopausal.
Using a donor’s eggs means I won’t have a genetic connection to my baby.
Donor eggs could be the key for couples wanting a baby.
Don't let your age determine the rest of your life.
Like the old adage suggests, "Age is just a number." This rings true for women choosing to put off having a family until later in life for any number of reasons. If you're in your 40s, or even late 30s, you could benefit from the advantages of assistive reproductive technology donor egg banks offer.