Janet Jackson officially acknowledged her first pregnancy Wednesday at age 50. More women are holding off pregnancy until 35 or older, so we had some questions about the risks involved in getting pregnant at “advanced maternal age.”
After two failed embryo transfers, including a donor egg transfer, I was defeated and ready to give up. Once my husband and I decided to try one more time, I started being treated with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to help uterine blood flow and help with relaxation.
When most people think about infertility, they usually imagine a childless couple anxiously trying to conceive their first baby. In reality, fertility problems can affect anyone at any time.
We women were told we could have it all — there were no limits to what we could do. I don’t think we realized that there were actual time limits imposed by our bodies.