Counting Eggs Before Hatching

Counting eggs before hatching


Every female baby at birth has 1-2 million eggs, as the child grows the number of eggs keep coming down. By puberty a girl might have around 10 lakh eggs and by the age of 25 a woman might have 3 lakh eggs. After 35, the decrease is more steeper till the time of a woman’s menopause.


In a lifetime, a woman may ovulate around 400 times naturally and lose upto 1000 follicles during a month, but this loss accelerates much faster with age. When a woman is stimulated to retrieve eggs for freezing, multiple eggs are made to mature at the same time in one cycle and the eggs which are going to be lost are retrieved.


The test that are used to track the count of eggs is called antral follicular count and AMH test. A typical AMH count of a fertile woman is 1.0-4.0 ng/ml. The more the count of egg the easier it is for a woman to conceive. There are a wide variety of factors that influence egg health. It takes 3 months for an egg to mature, within this span if a woman adheres to a healthy diet and lifestyle, the quality of the egg will definitely improve for the better. Few of the most important ways to improve the quality of your eggs are:


  • Getting your hormones in balance
  • Improve your oxygenation and blood flow by sufficient physical activity and breathing exercise
  • Visiting a nutritionist and changing your diet pattern
  • Take prenatal multivitamins and antioxidants
  • Reduce your stress level


No. of eggs and healthy eggs are just one of the powerful contributors to a woman’s pregnancy, however there are other factors as well. So, after you set right on your egg health, if you are still not able to conceive get in touch with your doctor, who can facilitate other methods to help you conceive easily..



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