Fertility at Forty

Cynthia Flynn's picture


Dear Midwife,
I am 40. I have a 20 yr old and I 5 year old. Before the 5 yr old was conceived I was told I could not have anymore children. After I had the 5yr old. I got the IUD. on 2-11-09 I had it removed.

What are my chances in getting pregnant again? I wouldn't mind it. I am already a week late and happy.


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