being a mom
Important Facts About Pregnancy After Age 35
It’s harder to do it without medical intervention
Here’s a way to break it down by the numbers. A study followed women who attempted to conceive on the day they were statistically most likely to get pregnant. For women in their late teen to mid twenties, they were more than 50% likely to successfully fall pregnant. Women in their mid twenties to mid thirties had a little less than a 40% chance of becoming pregnant. Following this, older women’s chances on their most fertile day (which can be a challenge to pin down in the first place) was below 30%. Still, 80+% of women over 35 who were trying for four or more years conceived.