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There is generally not much of a drop-off in a woman's ability to have a baby after IVF between the ages of 26 and 35. After 35, this starts to fall quite dramatically, so every month counts.
During the lockdown, across all ages of women, the two months with no access to hospitals for IVF treatment meant that women in the UK had a 0.5% lower chance of giving birth, compared to their usual chances. For instance, a woman who is aged 41-42 has a 12% chance of giving birth at her age.
A woman acted as a surrogate and carried quadruplets for her best friend who wasn't able to get pregnant.
A woman and her best friend are sharing their incredible story of surrogacy and how one of them carried the other’s quadruplets following a hard-fought battle with fertility. Giving your best friend a gift not only shows them you appreciate them, but it makes them feel loved, and it makes you feel good, too. But one woman went far beyond one gift, and ended up giving her best friend the gift of four children.