ELIF why don’t women ‘save up’ their eggs when they take the pill which stops periods?

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ELIF why don’t women ‘save up’ their eggs when they take the pill which stops periods?

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In fact when a woman reaches menopause, whether she took the pill or not, she isn’t “out of eggs.” It’s a hormonal thing, not a lack of eggs thing.

Because the egg is still released, the womb just doesnt prepare for the implantation.

A period is the lining of the womb that was created to hold a fertilized egg, if the egg passes unfertilized, the prepared womb rids itself of the lining, causing a the bleeding

It doesn’t prevent an egg from releasing, it only stops the hormones that tells the body to prepare for a potential pregnancy. Since the womb isnt ready for an egg, even if its fertilized it passes without implantation

The issue is lifespan, not use. That is, eggs have a finite lifespan and will die off as a woman ages, no matter what. The body has vastly more eggs than could ever be ovulated, anyway. They all die off with age, even though unused, just like perishable food in your fridge goes bad even if you don’t eat it.

Why don’t you save your hair trimmings after you get it cut? It’s unlikely that you’ll ever need it and if you did you’re very likely to have more later.