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How many eggs does a woman have in her when she is born?

How many eggs does a woman have in her when she is born?

2 million: So it's reported. 400, 000 at puberty and less than 100 or so at menopause. Where do they go? Women lose eggs on a periodic basis no matter what the state; pregnancy birth control etc. Probably 100's every 3 to five days. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why everyone always says women are born with all of their eggs?

Can you please tell me why everyone always says women are born with all of their eggs?

Because it's true: Men constantly manufacture sperm from stem cells and the supply is relatively unlimited. But a woman is born with all the eggs she will ever have (thousands) and these go through a series of changes and mature, by the teens, many of the original eggs are gone and a finite number remains. Some are healthier than others. All are subject to the daily exposure to toxic events that could cause problems. ...Read more

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How many kids have been born from donor eggs?

How many kids have been born from donor eggs?

Thousands: The procedure is a great advance for women who need it. The children are -in general -as healthy as naturally conceived babies. ...Read more

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When children are born disabled, is it because something was wrong with the sperm or the egg?

When children are born disabled, is it because something was wrong with the sperm or the egg?

Not that simple: You must be more specific. Some issues like Down syndrome involve a problem with an egg. Some are passed only on the Y chromosome by the sperm. Some can be due to injury to the developing fetus or during delivery. ...Read more

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How's egg and ovarian tissue freezing done and how does that affect any embryo born?

How's egg and ovarian tissue freezing done and how does that affect any embryo born?

Low temperature: When eggs, fertilized or not, are frozen, the components are protected from ice crystal formation by the rapidity of the freeze. Dna, however, is very resistant to damage by this process as it is extremely stable so the effects on the future embryo are unlikely. ...Read more

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Can i give egg to my six month old son? He was born on oct11 as a premie with 35.3 weeks gestational age.

Can i give egg to my six month old son? He was born on oct11 as a premie with 35.3 weeks gestational age.

No: Eggs are a common allergy and so should be avoided until after one year old. The yolk is usually less allergenic then the white but i would wait on both until 12 months. ...Read more

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Ii was born with mrkh is there any way to find out myself when I ovulate? I've been told I have double the eggs ever1 else has cud I b ovulating more?

Ii was born with mrkh is there any way to find out myself when I ovulate? I've been told I have double the eggs ever1 else has cud I b ovulating more?

Ovulation tests: Women with mrkh (absence of the vagina and uterus) still have normal ovaries and should still ovulate like normal in most instances. Ovulation test kits will work. So will basal body temperature testing. You should ovulate the same as everyone else. ...Read more

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About IVF treatment i want to know that in this system how it is possible to born the child without his/her parents sperm/egg?

About IVF treatment i want to know that in this system how it is possible to born the child without his/her parents sperm/egg?

Not how it works: A baby can not be born without an egg and a sperm. With ivf the egg is removed from the ovary. Then it is mixed with the sperm from the father. Fertilization then occurs. Then the fertilized egg is implanted back into the uterus. In some cases using an egg or sperm from a third party donor is needed but in any case 1 sperm and 1 egg are needed for fertilization. ...Read more

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Does small egg s matter for getting pragnant?

Does  small egg s matter for getting pragnant?

Please clarify.: Are you asking about follicle size? Not sure what you are referring to. Please re-ask. ...Read more

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