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Should a couple in late forties with unsuccessful treatment for primary infertility and ICSI be hopeful about child bearing or adopt a child ?

Do you suggest in that case of 11 primary infertility and after ICSI as age is now 39 couple should go for adoption or wait?
Thu, 2 Feb 2012
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If the female in the couple is 39 yrs then it is better to go for adoption now because as the age of the female increases the risk during pregnancy for mother (to be) increases also there are chances that the baby may have chance of having birth defects.Please go ahead with adoption.

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