If you’re here, you probably have a retroverted uterus and are wondering if that’s a bad thing and whether it could interfere with your desire to conceive. So here’s the thing – we’ll tell you everything (we mean everything!) you need to know about this type of uterus in this blog, but if you’re short on time, here’s the gist: a retroverted uterus is totally normal and should not interfere with your fertility or pregnancy attempts.
Want to know why? Keep reading.
What is a retroverted uterus?
In about 75 percent of women, their uterus will tilt forward, toward their navel. This is
Before we talk about what an AMH test is, I think it is important for women to understand the basics of female fertility.
Women are born with all of the eggs they will ever have in their life (approximately 1-2 million at birth). Throughout their lifespan, starting at the first menstrual cycle, the body recruits a group of follicles (each with a small immature egg inside) that have the potential to respond to hormones, grow and ovulate.
Usually, a woman will ovulate one egg per month. The eggs that do not get selected to ovulate will dissolve and the process repeats itself
Twins are all the rage, at least amongst A-listers. Beyoncé and Jay Z are expecting twins later this year, and George and Amal Clooney just welcomed a pair. If you feel like you've been hearing about multiples more over the past few years, you're not mistaken. The American twin birth rate reached an all-time high in 2014, with a rate of 33.9 twins born per 1,000 births. In the three decades since 1980, the twin rate rose 76 percent and doubled among women aged 35 to 39.
In a CDC study, the agency found that because of this increased rate, 865,000