How Age Affects Fertility and Pregnancy

Wondering how age of the mom and dad affects fertility? Trying to conceive in your 30s, 40s, or 50s? We created this guide to explain how age affects your chances of pregnancy.

By Dr. Nazaneen Homaifar, Medical Advisor, Natalist

The National Center for Health Statistics reported that the average age of first birth in the United States rose from 24.9 years in 2000 to 26.3 years in 2014. If you live in a big city on either coast of the United States, that number is likely higher. There are many factors that play into people’s timing and…