Some women are concerned with the risks of egg freezing. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is one potential risk that can occur due to the stimulation of the ovaries with fertility medications. It is around less than 1% of women that are affected by this syndrome.
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The chances of having a child decreases with age. Fertility preservation allows for women to have an insurance policy for their fertility. A women preserving her eggs will allow her eggs to be the same as they were when frozen to when she uses it in the future for her transfer.
Women need to be aware that cancer treatment that involves radiation and chemotherapy can be toxic to their ovaries. Fertility preservation can be a solution to this concern for many women.
The egg freezing process takes a total of around 2 months from the initial consultation to the final step of the egg retrieval. The first month consists of meeting with the reproductive endocrinologist and having appropriate blood work and testing done prior to administering the medications.
A frequent question the patients who undergo egg freezing ask is the amount of eggs that is necessary for a successful pregnancy. On average 15 eggs is a sufficient amount to yield a a good embryo and potentially yield a successful pregnancy for the future.
Egg freezing is an important decision for a woman. It is dependent on what a woman plans for her future and can be affected by her marital status, financial status as well as her status for becoming a mother. Dr.
Reproductive endocrinologists check your fertility by administering blood work and analyzing the levels of two hormones. They test your FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and AMH (anti-mullerian hormone).
Eeva Test is offered at Fertility Centers of Illinois. Dr Eve Feinberg explains what the Eeva Test is.
Time lapse technology is a non-invasive way to judge embryos and their viability, explains Dr. Thomas Poole, embryologist and director of the assisted reproductive technology laboratory at Fertility Center of San Antonio.
Time lapse imaging, a non-invasive technology, provides one more piece of information that helps judge an embryo's viability and helps choose the best embryo to transfer in a fresh IVF cycle, explains Dr.