Test your egg knowledge here!
TRUE OR FALSE?
True. You’re born with all your eggs.
True. Since all of your eggs developed in your ovaries while you were still in the womb, your mom technically may have carried part of her future grandchild!
False. The quality and quantity of your eggs decline with age.
True. This is how identical twins are made. Fraternal twins are made when two eggs are released during ovulation.
False. Hormonal birth control works by suppressing ovulation.
True. Eggs take a full 90 days to mature, and that’s why it’s so important to focus on egg quality, like by taking a prenatal and Fertility Support leading up to TTC.
False. A released egg survives only 12-24 hours. It’s ideal to have sex prior to ovulation since sperm can survive for up to 5 days inside your body.
True. An egg cell is one of the few cells in the body that can be seen with the naked eye. It is about the width of a strand of hair.
True. You can test for egg quantity, but not quality, which is arguably more important. The only test that exists for egg quality is trying to fertilize it!
Eggspert (7-9 correct answers)
Congrats, your Sex Ed teacher would be so proud!Eggcellent (4-6 correct answers)
Awesome job! Build your eggspertise by checking out our blog post on egg quality.bEGGinner (1-3 correct answers)
Don’t fret—some of these questions are tough to crack (pun intended). Read more about egg quality and its pivotal role in TTC on our blog.