Female hormonal imbalance and poor oocyte (egg) quality are responsible for over 30% of infertility cases. Women age, her FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) levels and AMH (Anti Mullerian Hormone) results are key in diagnosis for the female fertility and those very important blood tests should not be postponed in evaluation of women ovarian reserve and her egg quality.
Older patients, over 40, who are trying to conceive should see gynecologist or infertility specialist for basic evaluation.
Although number of good oocytes diminishes with age, there is a better chance for conception and pregnancy with normal FSH/AMH values and when additional infertility factors are diagnosed early and corrected.
Women over 35 should seek help after six (6) months of unsuccessful trying.