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What is AMH (Anti-Müllerian Hormone) & Why Does it Matter?

What is AMH (Anti-Müllerian Hormone)?   AMH stands for anti-mullerian hormone. This is a hormone that is made in the ovary (specifically by cells called granulosa cells, which function to nourish and support a women’s eggs). When a woman has more eggs within their ovaries, there will be more granulosa cells producing more of the …

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Experience as a First-time Egg Donor

Egg Donation Experience as a First-Time Egg Donor

A Life-Changing Decision   Back in my mid-twenties, after being a gestational carrier, I was an egg donor. At the time, I had met the intended parents in the fertility center I was working for. They were patients of the center, in which I had interacted with many times and had witnessed their journey first …

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what is the best diet for PCOS

PCOS & Nutrition – Diet & Foods To Eat/Avoid

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders. It is only diagnosed in people with ovaries, most often women during their reproductive years. PCOS can cause a variety of symptoms due to hormonal imbalance, insulin resistance, inflammation, and metabolic problems.  There is no cure for PCOS, but research has indicated that …

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