How is ovarian reserve measured?

Dr. Elizabeth A. Newell, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrician & Gynecologist)

Ovarian reserve can be measured by laboratory tests that can be done if a woman is having difficulty becoming pregnant after the recommended timeframe of trying to conceive. Ovarian reserve can also be measured by an ultrasound.

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Conception Achieved (Pregnancy)

The process of conception starts in the female reproductive organs. An egg is released into the fallopian tubes once a month to await fertilization. If a sperm reaches the egg and penetrates it, it is fertilized. Conception takes ...

place during ovulation. This happens 2 weeks after the last day of your last menstrual cycle. If eggs are not fertilized, they are released through menstruation and process repeats next month.

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