Episode 030: Ovarian Reserve

Join host Dr. Natalie Crawford as she talks about ovarian reserve. Are running out of eggs? Should you get your fertility tested? What does that really mean? Listen as she describes what measurements of ovarian reserve are really testing. Learn about AMH and antral follicle count (AFC) and how you can’t verify fertility with these tests. Learn what low tests of ovarian reserve mean and what you should do about this. Can you improve your ovarian reserve? Learn more now.

Show notes:

  • What is ovarian reserve?

  • Learn about Antimullerian Hormone (AMH) and Antral Follicle Count (AFC)

  • What are these tests really measuring?

  • Should you test your fertility?;

  • Should you freeze your eggs?

  • What do these tests mean about your fertility or infertility treatments?

  • What is low ovarian reserve or diminished ovarian ovarian reserve (DOR) mean?

  • Can you still get pregnant with DOR?

  • Can you do anything to try and improve your ovarian reserve?