Dr. John Norian talks about Low Ovarian Response in the December issue of Resolve's Winter newsletter For the Journey and Beyond.
Patients who undergo an ovarian stimulation cycle and have a low response typically have an increased challenge to becoming pregnant. Pre-cycle screening with ovarian reserve tests can help to identify women at risk for a low response before they go through treatment. Many different treatments have been studied to help improve the likelihood of a healthy live birth; as described some are more effective than others. Incorporating a holistic approach to one’s family building often helps to mitigate any extra stress a person may be feeling. Lastly, the use of an egg donor may be appropriate for certain patients and will greatly increase the chance of pregnancy to that of a younger woman in her early 30’s.
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