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Egg Donation, Infertility

Egg Freezing: Putting the Biological Clock on Hold?

06.10.11 | Comment?

Clinics in the U.S. have long frozen fertilized eggs, or embryos. But eggs alone are more delicate and prone to damage. Over the years, egg freezing has been offered mainly to cancer patients facing radiation, but success rates were pretty dismal. Of late, though, the technology has exploded thanks to scientific leaps, including a flash-freeze method called vitrification.

Read the full article: http://www.npr.org/2011/05/31/136363039/egg-freezing-puts-the-biological-clock-on-hold

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