How many eggs do you think you have ?

by admin on March 3, 2014

pregnant yogaThe number of eggs in the ovaries decreases naturally and progressively as you age.

The maximum of eggs is 6-7 million and exists at 20 weeks of pregnancy in the female fetus. The number of eggs then decreases to approximately 1-2 million eggs at birth, 300,000-400,000 at puberty, 25,000 at age 37 years, and 1000 at 51 years, the average age of menopause in the US.

The fertility of a woman decreases gradually but significantly beginging at age 32 years and decreases more rapidly after age 37

Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology March 2014

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