Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop (STRAW)

J Womens Health Gend Based Med. 2001 Nov;10(9):843-8. doi: 10.1089/152460901753285732.


A select group of clinicians and investigators met recently for the express purpose of developing a staging system for female reproductive aging. The group also addressed the confusing and redundant nomenclature that is commonly used to describe the late reproductive years. A summary and recommendations are presented.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Aging / physiology*
  • Endocrinology
  • Fertility
  • Humans
  • Menstrual Cycle
  • Reproduction / physiology*
  • Terminology as Topic