To answer this question, it is important to know the term ovarian reserve. This is a concept that is used to refer to the number of eggs available in a woman at a given time in her life. The ovarian reserve decreases over the years until it is exhausted when menopause is reached.
Normally, the cessation of ovarian activity or menopause occurs between the ages of 45 and 55. Therefore, female fertility at the age of 50 may be compromised, since the ovarian reserve will have diminished. In addition, it should be noted that egg quality also declines over time.
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Marta Barranquero Gómez
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).