For lots of young women , infertility is always an important problem but never an urgent one . This is why they always keep on putting off having a baby .
They feel - I'm only 31 ; I am fit; I exercise regularly; and I have regular periods, so maybe I'll think about it when I'm 32 . When they become 32, they say, let me finish this challenging assignment which will ensure I get a promotion, and I can plan my baby next year. When they are 33, they say - I am get getting my dream job in another company, so I should make the most of it now. I'll have a baby when I'm 34. And if I have a problem getting pregnant in my bedroom, I can always do IVF .
The trouble is that time slips away very easily , and before they realize it they're already 35 and their ovarian reserve has declined . This means they have a hard time having a baby, even if they want to do IVF, because they do need to have good quality eggs to get pregnant !
This is why the new year can be such a valuable wake-up call. It's a bit like an alarm on their biological clock which wakes them up. A lot of women say, "My New Year resolution is to have a baby before this year is out." This helps them to put the problem in focus , so they can devote their time and energies to getting pregnant . It also allows them to make sure that they can get their husband on the same page , so that they can have a baby before they get too old.
If you are thinking about having a baby, and want to defer the decision, you should check how much time you have left on your biological clock by testing your ovarian reserve.
Check your AMH level, which is a simple blood test; and your antral follicle count by doing a vaginal ultrasound scan . This will allow you to make a well-informed sensible decision !
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