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Dr. Jenn & Dr. Erica, two badass gynecologists, tackle relevant women's health and reproductive policy issues. Also- vaginas.

Views expressed here do not substitute actual medical advice and should not be interpreted as such.

Feb 20, 2018

Believe it or not, we have the most number of eggs when we are in our mothers’ wombs. We have 6-7 million eggs at around 20 weeks of gestation, and that supply is going down even before we are born, even before puberty, and regardless of whether we’re pregnant, regardless of whether we’re on birth control, we’re still losing eggs every month.