Conceiving, even at a slightly later age with higher success rate, is possible with Oocyte Freezing or Egg Freezing.
According to gynecologists and IVF specialists, age between 20 and 30 is counted as the most reproductive stage to have more healthy eggs – either to conceive in a natural way or get the embryo developed in labs.
Possibility of Pregnancy in Natural Way Is Lesser at the Age of 40 and Above
However, in the competitive world, when women are also more focused on their careers or they are more concerned about their financial stability, are crossing the age of 35 to 40 and sometimes 45 to more, without having children.
Starting a family in this age group means higher chances of miscarriage or no pregnancy due to any production of healthy eggs or infertility. It happens due to the biological clock that doesn’t keep pace and results in myriad challenges to face at the time of starting a family.
Freezing Eggs or Oocyte Cryopreservation to Get Pregnant in Future with Eggs of Reproductive Age
Nowadays, age is not obstructing to carry pregnancy – even with the healthy eggs of the most reproductive stage. A healthy woman can freeze her eggs (in her early reproductive years) and use them (that are called as Oocytes) to get pregnant in future or whenever she wants to start a family.
Freezing eggs of the most reproductive age is gaining momentum day after day amid women as a way to preserve or delay their fertility.
Oocyte cryopreservation, most commonly called as egg freezing, is the most popular process that starts with extracting eggs (healthy eggs at the early age of 20 to 25) to freeze them and store in egg donor bank (a database is also created for record) to use later in life.
- It is a medical process – counted as equal to the IVF procedure, starting with ovarian stimulation.
- Certain types of injections (That contain Follicle Stimulating Hormones) are given for approx 10 days.
As soon as the egg is ready, it is repossessed through oocyte process with the help of a fine needle placed through the vagina by seeing everything in the ultrasound machine.
Frozen Eggs Are Kept Preserved in Egg Donor Bank to Use Later for the Development of Embryo
These eggs are appraised in the laboratory and frozen to a standard temperature to keep them healthy and in good condition. A certain type of chemical mixture is also used to safeguard the delicate eggs from intracellular ice structure in the course of the freezing process.
Frozen Eggs - You Can Donate Them to Intended Parents Too
They can be donated to the intended parents or those who are unable to produce healthy eggs on their own due to any health complication or other issue.
When a lady is ready to carry the pregnancy through frozen eggs, they are fertilized with the single sperm in the ICSI cycle (Intra Cytoplasmic sperm injection and transferred to the uterus as an embryo to carry the pregnancy.
Women, who are more concerned about their financial stability and want to build their career in any domain, can preserve their eggs at the early age to use them later to build a family.
For women, who have undergone any surgery that doesn’t allow carrying the pregnancy in a natural way, can reap benefits of Oocyte cryopreservation process to use eggs with partner’s sperm to form the embryo and achieve pregnancy through a surrogate.
It is an ideal clinical process for women to carry the pregnancy in the later age or after crossing the age of 45 too.
In order to get the process done or to keep eggs of your reproductive age preserved in frozen condition, you need to reach the right egg donor bank or an acclaimed ARTBaby Egg Donor Clinic.