Women have started to break the mould and are making decision for themselves. And, medical field has given them the opportunity to choose when they want to bear a child which is now possible even in the late age with Oocyte freezing or oocyte cryopreservation. The procedure involves preservation of a woman’s eggs which can be used later in life when a woman is ready to bear a child. The eggs are harvested from the ovaries and are kept in frozen and unfertilized condition. Later, when a woman is ready, the eggs are thawed and combined with a sperm. The embryo is then implanted in a women’s uterus during an IVF procedure.
When to opt for oocyte freezing?
Oocyte freezing is beneficial for women who do not want to get pregnant early in life and want to wait. It also helps women who are going under chemotherapy or radiotherapy for cancer.