Yes. As a woman's age progresses, her ovarian reserve decreases, especially from the age of 35. Besides, the quality of the oocytes is also affected, so achieving a pregnancy with one's own oocytes can be complicated in elderly women, although not impossible.
Is a woman's age important for IVF success?
By Marta Barranquero Gómez (embryologist).
Last Update: 11/11/2019
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).