How Quickly Does Ovarian Reserve Diminish?
“Ovarian Reserve” is a term referred by many infertility specialists to describe the size, quality and developmental potential of the eggs remaining in the ovary. As a woman ages ovarian reserve diminishes along with the chance of a chromosomal abnormal egg which increases the potential for miscarriage. As a result, older women are less likely […]
The Reproductive Life Cycle
There are five reproductive stages in a woman’s reproductive life cycle. These include premenarche (before the first menstrual period) stage; the reproductive, premenopausal stage; the early menopausal transition stage; the late menopausal transition stage; and finally, menopause. There is no single test to determine reproductive potential, but the menstrual cycle pattern and hormone levels can […]