According to a 2018 Pew Research Center Study, a majority of single women in their 40s are giving birth to at least one child by the time they reach 44. Look: Given the social and cultural shifts being experienced in America today, more women will be postponing childbearing into their 40s. Today, 55 percent of single women in their 40s have a child. Two decades ago, only 31 percent of women in their 40s gave birth. Why is this important? Because more women are having children later in life, they will face fertility challenges when trying to get pregnant and should consider IVF.
Because women are increasingly delaying motherhood into their late 30s and early 40s, they are typically placed on the fast-track to Mini-IVF™ Treatment. IVF is the First-Time, Go-To plan for achieving a successful pregnancy for women between the ages of 38 and 42.
Most women are waiting to plan their family later in life because they are more secure in their career and finances than their 20-something counterparts. Time is of the essence. Moving quickly past traditional first-line treatment options – such as Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) – and going straight to IVF has been proven to increase an older woman’s chances of conceiving faster.
In the case of older couples – between 38 and 42 – with unexplained infertility, a recent study favored going straight to IVF treatment.
Researchers have found that older women were more than twice as likely to become pregnant through IVF within the first two cycles of treatment.
A randomized clinical study by NIH analyzed 154 couples who had been trying to get pregnant for six months before seeking infertility treatment.
The female study criteria included:
What happened to those patients who failed IUI and went on to IVF treatment?
Statistics from this study prove IVF is the preferred first-time treatment protocol for older women.
Customized care is an infertility treatment plan designed specific to the individual patient’s medical and personal needs. This is not a one-size fits all approach. Our holistic Mini-IVF™ protocol is safe because it lowers the health risks associated with high dosages of fertility medications used in Conventional IVF treatments. Our fertility specialists focus their holistic IVF treatment protocols on producing 3 to 5 high quality eggs in a single cycle – not multiple, low quality eggs.
To schedule your initial consultation with Dr. John Zhang at New Hope Fertility Center – call 917.525.5496.