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Great news ladies, you’ve lost most of your eggs before you’re even born

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Did you know that you (if you’re a woman) are born with every single egg you’re ever going to have? 

You can’t make new ones or anything.

So, ipso facto, when you’re being cooked inside your mother, your eggs are not just inside you, but also inside your mum. Like a Russian doll. So if you go on to have a daughter, the egg that makes up half of her has not only lived inside you for your entire life, but at one point lived inside Granny.

So weird.

We digress.

You release an egg every month that you ovulate (duh) and as you get older the quality of the eggs… Read the full story


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