Anyone had any babies after treatment for breast cancer?

Hi to everyone.

Having just finished my chemo for breast cancer, starting radio in 3 weeks - I was pondering my brighter future and wondering how many women using this site had had any lovely babies after breast cancer. I am 26 so lots of time ahead but with an earlier menopause to consider - any advice?

My husband and I have 10 embryo’s (fertilised eggs) in store in case as a back up plan too…

Lots of love,


Hi Kate, I’m about six months ahead of you as finished rads in Feb. I also think about the future, I was 33 when diagnosed last year and had been off the pill for a couple of months, thank god I didn’t get pregnant then as I wouldn’t have liked to make that decision! Anyway, for various reasons I didn’t have eggs harvested and decided “what will be will be”. I did get quite upset when my periods stopped during chemo and I got the hot flushes but they started again about 3 months ago and are only now becoming regular, so fingers crossed for the future.

I asked my onc and he said that he would recommend at least 2 years post treatment before trying but I do know of one lady who has had two girls post treatment so there is hope, especially as you have embryo’s, I am also sure that there are other ladies on this site who know of some.

Take care



Hi foxykate

You may find the BCC fact sheet on fertility issues useful to read as it has a section on pregnancy after breast cancer. It can be found by going to the following link:-

I hope you find it helpful.

Kind regards

BCC Facilitator

Thanks to M and Sam,

All the info is useful so glad I started a discussion. I too have been advised to wait for 2 years following treatment, but that’s fine by me. Would hate to get pregnant & have to make difficult decisions!

M - did you have Zolodex implant? I have had that and it might have helped me preserve my ovaries a bit so will wait and see. So can hope for a period in 3 months time then? Have predicted it on our 1st wedding anniversary in 4 months time so will wait and see!

Thanks for the input

Kate x x x