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Can I conceive using a donor egg at age 38?

Image of egg and sperm relating to question whether Royal Jelly can improve egg qualityCan I conceive using a donor egg at age 38?

A: Thirty-eight? If you said to me you were 48, I would say you can still get pregnant using donor egg. I’ve had a 56 year old patient who conceived with donor egg and had a baby. In fact, she gave birth I think 2 months after I gave birth to my first son. The reality is that 38 is not too old.

There are many things that you may need to look into to optimize the way that things are and certainly to improve your odds. As you will see from Day 1 of the 7 Day Fertility Challenge there are often multiple factors getting in the way, when people are having this type of conversation.

It’s important to figure out what actually is getting in your way especially as far as minor factors because when I asses the case for a patient or a prospective patient here in the clinic, what I often find is that 3 minor factors is enough to get you to an average of 40 years trying to conceive. Now nobody has 40 years to get pregnant. That’s just three minor factors.

The majority of the cases that are assessed, I find between 15 and 20 minor factors. Often it’s easy for us to say there is absolutely no chance that without intervention, that person would actually ever conceive and have a healthy baby.

The good news is that when we find those minor factors, we also figure out what is it specifically that we need to do to change them, to optimize them, and to improve a couple’s chances of conception given what we find. Many minor factors are reversible and often there are things that we can do to counteract the impact of those minor factors.

It’s really about us figuring all that out as a whole as opposed to having a situation where I’m giving you some blanket thing that you need to think about as far as your fertility is concerned such as age. It’s not like, “That’s it! All your eggs are bad and you’re 38; therefore, you should stop trying now.” No! In fact, the majority of our patients that get good results through our process are over 40.

I don’t think that you need to worry about your age for now. However, I do think that you need to ensure that you are doing all the things that you need to be doing, that you are optimizing your chances, and that you really are discovering and figuring out what your minor factors are and what you need to do about it. That’s going to be a really key aspect of what needs to happen in order for you to optimize your chances.


What I can say is that absolutely there is hope, and I absolutely hope we could help you as we’ve helped many couples to conceive naturally or supported their journey via IVF ICIS or surrogacy.

We offer a proven, comprehensive methodology underpinned by thorough diagnosis and a holistic and integrative treatment process. A process that blends the best of natural and modern medicine, shown by international research to help 78.4% of previously infertile couples conceive.

My team specialize in working with couples that have struggled trying to conceive for over 2 years and/or; experienced multiple miscarriage and/or; have 3 or more fertility abnormalities – factors that we can help people identify, manage and overcome…

Over the last decade and a half I have had the privilege of helping thousands of couples from all over the world to overcome infertility and create healthy babies and happy families. We have a very strong track record to maintain and pride ourselves on our results.

As such before we agree to work with a couple we must first ascertain whether we can actually be of assistance your particular situation. The natural fertility discovery is a free and comprehensive questionnaire that provides us a minimum amount of health information needed to discuss your individual requirements and to determine if we can help you achieve your family dream.


Gabriela Rosa MScM, ND

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