Fertility decreases as women age. In 2008 Aucklander Sarah North (aged 31) decided to pay to have a test that would tell her how many eggs she had left. This knowledge would help determine her chances of becoming pregnant. She was weighing up whether to wait a few more years and increase her and her partner's financial security, or have children sooner if the test told her this may have been leaving it too late.
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