Egg freezing or cryopreservation is the method of removing healthy eggs from a woman’s ovaries and freezing them until they can be used for conception.
Deciding to start a family is a big decision and is often put on a deadline due to decreased fertility with age. However, many women in their 20s and 30s are not ready to start a family due to their focus on school, their career, or finding the right partner.
Egg freezing is a type of assisted reproductive technology that allows women to preserve their eggs for later use. It is an exciting option for women who:
Did you know that about 1 in 3 people in the US will develop cancer during their lifetime? Fortunately, the prognosis is pretty good in most cases thanks to the breakthrough advances in cancer treatments over the last several decades. But what would it mean for your fertility?
An egg donor may be needed if a couple cannot achieve pregnancy through other fertility procedures such as in vitro fertilization. Even though it may not be the first choice of treatment in most cases, the use of an egg donor has the highest success rate of all fertility treatments.
In today’s world, it is not uncommon for men and women to want to delay having children. However, advancing age can significantly hinder your chances of becoming pregnant. It is therefore a good idea to have a backup plan to protect your fertility against the ravages of time. Here’s a look at some of the potential benefits of freezing your eggs:
Maybe you’ve never considered the idea of freezing your eggs. After all, many women have not. But depending on your age, health and other factors, it may be something to think about. Egg freezing, also known as oocyte cryopreservation, is new assisted reproductive technology that has opened a new horizon for women, allowing the preservation […]
Ovarian tissue and egg freezing should be made widely available to prevent age-related infertility, say leading fertility experts
Ovarian tissue and egg freezing to preserve fertility should no longer be reserved for cancer patients, and healthy women should also be offered these options to safeguard their future chances of conceiving a child, say world renowned fertility experts writing in a new Series on fertility preservation, published in The Lancet [Paper 3]. Over the […]