How old is to old for sperm?

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natashamom
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How old is to old for sperm?

Post by natashamom » Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:41 pm

Hello,

my ob told me my husband`s sperm might be to old,he`s 53,anyone knows anything about this?

Thank you,

Natasha.

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Post by angeinhull » Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:21 pm

Hi

I don't know the answer to this and probably worth posting on the ivf thread and asking Ghost as he will probably know and will answer on there.The only thing I would say is that you hear of plenty of men this age and a lot older having kids so I don't see why this would be a problem.

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Post by natashamom » Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:09 am

Ange,

thanks for the response.

This is exactly what I think as well,men have kids much older!!!

Thanks!

Natasha.

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Post by von@loke » Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:26 am

the sperm may be less in quality compare to the younger man..

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