Can an older man (40+) still get a woman pregnant?

My sister and I are debating this.

I say that a man, at any age, can get a woman pregnant.

She says that as men age they become less fertile.

If someone is a grandpa, can they still get someone pregnant?

Who's right?


Most Helpful Girl

  • Yes guys don't go through any menopause or anything. I think they do become less fertile but they may still get a woman preggers. And women can get pregnant sometimes at a very old age if they haven't gone through menopause.

    • Pretty logical... Damn, now that I think of it... I was going to mention this as well... Oh well... +1 frm me... LOL

What Guys Said 8

  • You are both correct. As he ages he will lose some potency, but men in their 80s are often still able to impregnate.

  • As long as a man can produce semen it is possible. Even if impotence is evident, they can still have semen extracted. According to a fertility clinic that a relative went to, they can even extract semen from corpses. It is a matter of using an electrical shock device and inserting it into a rectum and releasing pulses of electricity. It would yeild semen from even cadavars. Long story short, as long as the male can produce semen... You get the idea.

  • You both are. Men do become less fertile as they age, and more like to suffer from impotence too, but men keep producing sperm until they die, which means they can still get a woman pregnant.

  • If all she says is that they become less fertile than yes she is right, but if she says they become infertile as they age then she's not right. But you are right because they can still get a woman pregnant. I don't care if the guy is 120 or 20. All that needs to happen is for the woman to be fertile. But guys can and usually do become less fertile as they age compared to when they were in their prime. But they don't become infertile. Some may become, but it's not because he's a man that he becomes infertile its because of some other defects in his genes.

  • Don't they teach this in school? Good grief.

    Yes, men at any age can get a woman pregnant. It's just that as men age they have more unviable sperm, so the likelihood is less...but not anywhere near impossible. By 40 a fair number of men are nearly totally infertile because they don't have enough viable sperm...but even at 70 some men are still fertile... I hope there aren't many girls out there who think this way! Will wind up pregnant

    • No, they didn't. Don't bother responding if you're going to try and insult my intelligence. Asshole.

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    • What the f*** are you talking about.

    • It just surprises me is all, Enchanted. I don't dislike the question at all!

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What Girls Said 11

  • Yes, But they will be 90 and there kid will be 5. That's just wrong!

  • men are fertile literally til the day they die.

  • Yah, my best friend had a 7 year old aunt; The girls parents were 60 at the time.

  • Haha this is a good one. You are both right. It is true that they become less fertile, because their sp count is lower, but it's still possible. My grandpa, for example was in his 60's and he got a woman pregnant!

  • You are both correct to an extent,but more so you.

    As we [men & women] age, we become less fertile,but for men,it isn't enough to stop him from being able to reproduce.So as long as the woman is healthy and can reproduce,the man can still get the woman pregnant.

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