Evelyn Undergoes Fertility Testing
Season 1 Episode 108
Aired on 08/29/2015
Evelyn says she and her fiancé Carl Crawford would love to have another baby, but with her recent miscarriage and her 40th birthday just a few months away, she knows it might not be easy. To assess her chances, Evelyn schedules an appointment with her OBGYN Dr. Sherry Ross.
Before conducting an ultrasound on Evelyn, Dr. Ross explains why Evelyn's age may pose a problem. "Every month matters when you're 39, turning 40, because your miscarriage rate gets closer to about 50 percent," Dr. Ross says. "That's probably what happened with your last pregnancy."
Evelyn says she had no idea the miscarriage rate was so high for women her age. "It's actually very scary," she says.
Dr. Ross eases Evelyn's fears during her ultrasound. The imaging shows many follicles, which release eggs during ovulation, and a healthy uterus. "My eggs are still pumpin'!" Evelyn says.
Watch the above video to see what advice Dr. Ross offers Evelyn.
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