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Considering Egg Freezing - low AMH

I am a 34 (35 in Sept) female who is considering egg freezing. I am not married though perhaps I will be one day. I would like to have a child a few years down the road. I made an apptment with a fertility doc to get some questions answered about the procedure, etc. My focus at that time was the "age" of my eggs - wanting to have younger eggs for later attempts at pregnancy. My Doc took my AMH and it came back at 0.36 ng/ml.
My understanding is my ovarian reserve is low indicating I have low fertility.
So now my concern is not only the age of my eggs but also my fertility.
My mother (who desperately wants a grandchild) - surprisingly - thinks I should just wait and see. She is a pharmacist and said I can take drugs to raise my AMH.
I am curious if she is correct.
My understanding is my low AMH indicates I have low fertility at 34. As I age, my fertility will only decrease. Is this a correct assumption.
Thanks much.
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Fertility will only decrease.   You're smart to think ahead, especially since it sounds like you aren't in a relationship at this time yet you know that you want children down the road.   I would give it serious consideration!
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whether or not tests indicated low reserve .. if I was you I would definitely go ahead and freeze your eggs.  It sounds like you need to be a mother like most of us and it would be a shame if this was denied because you waited.  Not to say that if you meet the man of your dreams a few years down the track that you couldn't try naturally anyway .. just that you'd have an insurance policy if you stashed some of your eggs away now.  good luck!
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dear friend

0.36 AMH is a very low number; how about your FSH and AFC? i wish you get married soon.as our clocks are ticking; its good to rush.

also AMH is something you can not increase or decrease; it vanishes with age no matter what. your decision is wise and go ahead with egg freeze; and also parellely look fora good partner. if you already have a boyfriend; go ahead with kids planning.

good luck sweet heart
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forgot to tell you; i am 34; my AMH is 0.46; i am in current IVF first attempt in this month.
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Do you know what your FSH is?  That # should be under 9.  I am not familiar with the AMH.  I think its great you are being proactive, although even though if you do this, still no guarentee it will give you baby later on.  It's a great start though. I went thru 4 IVFs at ages 37-38 which never worked & am now pregnant with donor eggs.
Do what you can to protect your fertility!!!  Best WIshes.
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did u get ur bfp? i have amh .57, nd will try with my 4th ivf nxt month.
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