Research has shown that chromosome abnormalities can be common in eggs and with advancing age, a woman’s risk of having aneuploid (abnormal number of chromosome) eggs is greatly increased. Clinicians believe this is the main reason why birth rates fall for women in their late thirties and early forties.
It is rare, but if detected early it may be possible to remove an ectopic pregnancy without disturbing the pregnancy in the uterus.
No. An ectopic pregnancy must be removed, either medically or surgically.