How Quickly Does Ovarian Reserve Diminish?

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 […]

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Does Human Growth Hormone Enhance Egg Quality During IVF?

Does Human Growth Hormone Enhance Egg Quality During IVF?

Ovarian aging occurs at different times in different women. Prior to perimenopause, usually by their late 30’s or early 40’s, most women enter a transition associated with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR). Diminished ovarian reserve means that the number and quality of your eggs is lower than what is expected of your age. This means that most […]

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Natural and Minimal IVF: Caveat Emptor

Environment friendly business promotions have a receptive audience. Cost consciousness together with ‘green’ polices embracing such terms as ‘small is beautiful’ and ‘less is better’ can be a good thing. However, when these neologisms are applied to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) using terms like, “Natural Cycle IVF” or “Minimal Stimulation IVF” under the guise of […]

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