Why OvaBoost

The average age at which women give birth for the first time has risen significantly over the past 40 years. In 1970, most first time moms were around 21 years old, but by 2008 the average age was 25. And this number continues to rise.

There are lots of really great reasons why women are deciding to wait until later in life to have children – educational and career opportunities being just a couple of these reasons. But, unfortunately, female fertility declines with age, primarily due to diminishing egg quantity and quality, which can make conception difficult for women in their late 30s and 40s.

Women are born with all of the eggs that they will ever have, approximately one to two million eggs. This is a huge number of eggs, especially considering that a woman ovulates only 300 to 400 times during her reproductive lifetime. But, this reserve of eggs declines throughout a woman’s life, so that by puberty only about 300,000 eggs remain. And, this number continues to decrease steadily during her reproductive years. So, if you are trying to conceive later in life, you can’t escape the fact that you have many fewer eggs now than you did when you were younger.

   Did you Know?
You can use your smart phone as a fertility monitor. OvaCue Mobile has sensors to read and chart your hormone levels. How easy is that?

Poor Egg Quality Impacts Fertility

While fertility doctors often point to “diminished ovarian reserve” as a primary reason for female fertility issues, the quality of your eggs is probably a better marker of your chances of conceiving. Like egg quantity, egg quality also deteriorates with each passing year.

Chronic exposure to environmental toxins, age, stress, poor diet, hormonal imbalances, and ovarian surgeries can all take a toll on your egg quality.

Studies have also shown that certain chemicals called “endocrine disrupters”, commonly found in cosmetics and cleaning products, can decrease egg health and even contribute to early onset of menopause. All of these factors can make achieving pregnancy a little more difficult than you anticipated. Poor egg quality can cause fertilization and implantation issues, and more frequent miscarriages due to chromosomal abnormalities.

Improving Egg Quality

Since your ovarian reserve is limited, it is important to keep your remaining eggs in tiptop shape. The good news is that you can increase your egg quality! A growing body of scientific research indicates that egg cells are highly susceptible to harm from free radicals, the unstable oxygen molecules that are produced as the body breaks down toxins. Smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, obesity, and chronic exposure to environmental pollutants can increase free radical production, so eliminating these stressors can help create a healthy environment for your eggs and baby once pregnancy is achieved.

Additionally, research has also shown that supplementation with key vitamins and antioxidants can help diminish the effects of these free radicals, ultimately improving egg quality and ovarian function.

OvaBoost™ is an all-natural reproductive support dietary supplement that combines folate, melatonin and myo-inositol, which when taken together have been shown to significantly improve egg quality. OvaBoost™ also contains a group of powerful antioxidants, including Coenzyme Q10, vitamin E, grapeseed extract and alpha-lipoic acid, to help protect egg cells from the damaging effects of free radicals. OvaBoost™ is designed to optimize egg quality and ovarian function in trying-to-conceive women of all ages, and is especially suited for women of advanced maternal age.

OvaBoost™ is also recommended for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Recent research shows that supplementing with myo-inositol helps to promote optimal ovarian function and cycle regularity in women with PCOS. Click here to learn more about OvaBoost™ and PCOS.