Our expert says:
There is a slightly increased risk of Down syndrome after the age of 35. This can be screened for.
If you are healthy and have no illnesses, there should not be a problem with your health.
Folic acid helps prevent spina bifida in the fetus. There is no special diet for pregnancy, just follow a healthy diet with lots of fruit and vegetables.
It is not possible to predict the ease of falling pregnant, but your age should not be a major factor.
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