I will be 42 this month. my tubes are blocked, but i desparately need to conceive. never had. give me the options---- i am in Botswana, next to South Africa

Regardless of your age, with

Regardless of your age, with blocked fallopian tubes, you will be unlikely to get pregnant naturally. With blocked tubes, you will require IVF. Your age may make you a less likely candidate for IVF, but it depends on your hormone levels and egg quality. You will need a comprehensive exam by a fertility specialist to determine if it is an option for you. If IVF with your own eggs is not a possibility, you may need to consider donor eggs.

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