Risks of Conceiving at an Advanced Age

Older reproductive-age women who do conceive have an increased risk of miscarriage and / or genetic abnormalities in their children as a result of age-dependent changes in egg quality. Now, with egg freezing, the risk of miscarriage and genetic abnormalities should be equal to the risk level of the woman’s age when the eggs were frozen, even if the embryos are transferred after fertilization years later.

Risk of Down’s Syndrome and Chromosomal Abnormalities at Live Birth, According to Maternal Age

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