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Can I still get pregnant if my anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) is low? And do you have any tips for getting pregnant, if so? I’m really anxious about this, and I keep trying and but it's not happening for me.
If you are planning a pregnancy, I typically suggest patients get off their form of birth control about 3-4 months before they want to start trying and use condoms in the interim (or not!) while tracking their period with a good period tracker – my personal favorite is Clue but there are many good ones out there. This is a great way to figure out your ovulation window and put the odds in your favor by making sure you have sex often during that time, and especially the day before you ovulate. I also suggest patients start at least 1 mg of folic acid as that can protect against neural tube defects in early pregnancy. Many women with a low AMH get pregnant naturally, though it does become less likely as the number goes lower than the “low” level. AMH levels vary from month to month, and a lower level doesn’t mean with absolute certainty that you can’t get pregnant but I would absolutely continue discussions with your gynecologist or fertility specialist to assess your entire fertility picture.