21:46 9th February 2016 | Female Fertility
Ovarian reserve is a term that is used to determine the capacity of the ovary to provide egg cells that are not only capable of fertilisation but are more likely to result in a healthy and successful pregnancy. A woman’s ability to become pregnant decreases as she gets older because she has fewer eggs. The quality of her eggs also decreases and they are more likely to have abnormalities. This means that older women have lower pregnancy ...
04:53 7th May 2013 | Motherhood
Sometime in ago we mentioned the decline in the amount of eggs in a female from birth to puberty on Bridge Clinic Facebook page and this generated interesting comments. I have thus decided to shed more light on this phenomenon here.
In actual fact, a baby girl still in her mother’s womb has about 6-7 million eggs. By birth, the average woman is born with approximately 1.5 million immature eggs. This reduces to about 800,000 at pube...
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