Aging (reprodutive) Resources

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Menopausal Transition (Perimenopause): What Is It?

The menopausal transition (perimenopause) is the period that links a woman’s reproductive (childbearing) years and menopause.
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Normal and abnormal puberty in girls

Puberty refers to the specific physical changes that happen as a child develops into an adult.
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Preparing for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): Lifestyle Factors

This SART micro-video discusses lifestyle factors that may affect in vitro fertilization, or IVF, outcomes.  
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Who Needs An Egg Donor?

The decline in fertility corresponds with the loss of eggs as females age.  At birth this number declines from 6 to 7 million eggs to approximately 1 to 2 million.
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Infertility: an Overview (booklet)

Infertility is typically defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse.
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Perimenopause

This video will cover perimenopause, also known as menopause transition, including the changes you can expect and the treatments for symptoms that are available.
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Menopause

This video will talk about menopause, including the changes you can expect and the treatments for symptoms that are available.
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Osteoporosis

Learn about bone density, osteoporosis, and bone health issues that occur with aging.
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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and osteopenia are conditions of having low bone mass (density).
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Does My Age Affect My Fertility?

A woman’s age is one of the most important factors affecting whether she is able to conceive and give birth to a healthy child. This is due to several changes that are a natural part of aging.
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Reproductive Aging in Women

Some women, after completing college, settling into a career, or waiting for the right partner, find that they have problems getting pregnant.
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Age and Fertility (booklet)

Generally, reproductive potential decreases as women get older, and fertility can be expected to end 5 to 10 years before menopause.

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