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Trying to conceive. Had two ectopics. Suggestions?

hi i have trying to conceive for about a year and a half now with no luck so far.... I have a 3yr old son already and i had two ectopics in the past, that was in 2007 and 2008. Would that have something to do with me not being able to conceive quickly because i was 7 years with my partner before i got pregnant on my now 3yr old son? Any advice or help would be much appreciated. I am going to be 40 in May and would love to fall pregnant before that time. My age is going against me and i am very aware of that too. Looking forward to hearing from someone very soon. Many thanks, Rose Earley.
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Mar 2013
Hello Rose,
Thanks for your query.
Your previous two ectopics would definitely affect your fertility.
This is because you might have suffered fallopian tube damage / blockage.
Also, your partner's semen analysis is needed.
At 40, you might be having problems ovulating, so your ovarian reserve needs to be tested.
Tubal factors are tested by a laparoscopy.
I would suggest consulting a Fertility specialist, and going for a laparoscopy, and then proceeding for ART ( assisted reproductive technologies ) as advised.
take care.
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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