Top Tips To Improve Pregnancy Success in the 40s

May 20, 2024

Top Tips To Improve Pregnancy Success in the 40s

We’re digging into how to improve pregnancy success over 40.

Getting pregnant over 40 may have you feeling panicked.

After all, the fertility industry tells us our fertility falls off a cliff after 40.

While we can’t ignore that fertility declines with age, there are specific steps you can take to improve egg quality in your 40s.

Let’s discuss how to improve egg quality and reduce pregnancy loss when you’re TTC in your 40s.

Katy Bradbury is a registered nurse and nutritional therapist and is part of my team at Fab Fertile. She is an integral part of our Couples Coaching program, which uses functional lab testing, diet, and lifestyle changes to dramatically improve conception. If you are struggling with infertility, your body is desperately trying to tell you something. Focusing on your health will either help you get pregnant naturally or, if you do need to go to the fertility clinic, it will improve your chances of success.

In this episode, you'll learn about:

  1. The risks of pregnancy over 40 and how you can improve your chances of pregnancy success
  2. The exact diet for you if you're in your 40s to optimize egg health and reduce the risk of miscarriage
  3. The role of stress, blood sugar, thyroid and gut health for women in their 40s and how to improve fertility
  4. The top theme we see with women in their 40s and simple strategies to improve your reproductive health








  • Panic is the exact opposite of where you need to be




  • Food has the potential to help or hinder our bodies.
  • It’s about going back to the basics of a whole-food diet


  • Mitochondria are the energy centres of the cell
  • Eggs and sperm carry a high proportion of mitochondria
  • Eating the rainbow greatly contributes to our antioxidant health
  • Seed oils contribute a lot to inflammation in the body.
  • It’s not about living your life terrified; it’s about what you do the majority of the time.


  • People are attached to their Western foods at breakfast.
  • If you’re getting an energy slump in the afternoon, it’s a sign that you need to change what’s happening at breakfast
  • Blood sugar is one of the main drivers of your inflammatory load.
  • With dysregulated blood sugar, the body goes on high alert
  • A lot of energy goes into creating a baby, and our bodies won’t prioritize it in an unsafe environment.
  • A continuous glucose monitor can be helpful to understand how your diet impacts your blood sugar levels
  • There’s a natural metabolic shift that happens in our 40s that affects the way our bodies tolerate carbohydrates


31:25 STRESS


  • It’s a myth that semen doesn't decline with age.
  • Biological age matters.
  • You want to be working on both partners’ health in tandem


  • Good quality omega-3 supplements are an essential part of your fertility journey
  • CoQ10 helps with energy production and mitochondrial health
  • You want to make sure you’re getting methylfolate, not folic acid in your prenatal vitamins
  • Zinc is essential for mitochondrial health and hormone production.
  • When you're in your 40s, this is not the time to mess around with generalized recommendations.




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