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Women Able to Delay Motherhood Through Ovary Freezing

,  April 16, 2012

Women in Britain in their 20s and early 30s will be able to “bank” their ovarian tissue when it is most fertile, and have it re-implanted years later. The procedure is expected to be available within the next six months. At present only a few countries, including the United States, Denmark and Belgium, offer the option. To date, 19 babies have been born as a result. Yesterday, experts said the controversial treatment will soon become commonplace as it has been shown to be more effective than egg freezing and even IVF.

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