Egg Freezing

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Egg Freezing

Egg freezing, also known as oocyte cryopreservation, is a process in which a eggs are harvested from the ovaries, frozen, and stored for future use. The process is done with the intent of preserving fertility so that you can become pregnant at a later time.

The success rate of egg freezing varies, but recent studies have shown that the success rates of using frozen eggs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) are equivalent to those using fresh eggs. On average, the chance of a live birth from one frozen egg is about 12-24%. However, this can vary greatly depending on a variety of factors such as age and quality of the eggs, and the methods used for freezing and thawing.

There are several good reasons why someone may choose to freeze their eggs, including:

Overall, egg freezing offers a chance to preserve fertility for the future. It is important to discuss with a fertility specialist to determine if egg freezing is right for you and to understand the success rates and potential risks involved. A consultation with Dr Proud will cover all of this and more so that you feel empowered to make the best decision for you.

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