SART Fertility Experts - Understanding Ovarian Reserve


What an alphabet soup of terms exists to describe ovarian reserve! In this episode, infertility specialist Dr. Kawwass explains markers of ovarian reserve and what they can tell us about fertility treatment outcomes. She also discusses the concepts of eqq quality and quantity.
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SART Fertility Experts Podcast

SART Fertility Experts is an educational project of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, this series is designed to provide up to date information about a variety of topics related to fertility testing and treatment such as IVF.
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Ovarian Reserve

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What is Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (Previously Called Premature Ovarian Failure)?

When a woman’s ovaries stop working before age 40, she is said to have premature ovarian insufficiency (POI).  View the fact sheet
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Ovarian reserve (predicting fertility potential in women)

In later life, women have fewer eggs, egg quality goes down, and eggs have more abnormalities in their chromosomes (genetic material). View the fact sheet
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Mary Dolan's Story

I was diagnosed with diminished ovarian reserve/premature ovarian failure at 28 years old.
Read the story
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Kristen Ritchie's Story

I spent seven years navigating infertility, which was tumultuous but also a period of tremendous personal growth in hindsight. Read the story
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Ovarian Reserve Infographics

ASRM has prepared infographics to illustrate the subject of Ovarian Reserve better. View the Infographics

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