Measuring your egg reserve with The Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH)

When it comes to fertility, knowing the status of your ovarian reserve can be crucial. AMH blood tests are a popular way to get a quick and reliable assessment of your ovarian reserve. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at AMH blood tests, what they measure, and what the results can tell you.

What is AMH?

Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) is a protein produced by the ovarian follicles in women. It helps regulate the development and maturation of eggs in the ovaries. AMH levels tend to decline as women age, which can indicate a decrease in ovarian reserve and potential fertility.

What is an AMH blood test?

An AMH blood test is a simple blood test that measures the level of AMH in your bloodstream. It’s typically performed on the third day of your menstrual cycle when your hormone levels are at their lowest. The test involves drawing a small amount of blood and analyzing it in a laboratory.

What do the results mean?

The results of an AMH blood test can provide insight into your ovarian reserve and potential fertility. Higher AMH levels generally indicate a greater number of ovarian follicles and better ovarian reserve. Conversely, lower AMH levels may suggest a decreased number of ovarian follicles and diminished ovarian reserve.

It’s important to note that AMH levels can vary from person to person and may be affected by factors such as age, hormonal imbalances, and certain medical conditions. Your healthcare provider can help you interpret your results and determine the best course of action.

Who should consider an AMH blood test?

AMH blood tests are typically recommended for women who are experiencing infertility or who are planning to undergo fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF). However, the test can also be useful for women who are curious about their ovarian reserve or who are considering delaying pregnancy.


If you’re curious about your ovarian reserve or potential fertility, an AMH blood test may be a useful tool. By measuring the level of AMH in your blood, this simple test can provide valuable information about your reproductive health. If you’re interested in learning more, talk to your healthcare provider about whether an AMH blood test is right for you.



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