• Egg Freezing: Is It Right for You?

    1 month ago - By UPMC

    754Egg freezing began more than a decade ago as a way for young women with cancer to preserve their fertility before starting treatment. Since then, oocyte cryopreservation, the medical term for egg freezing, has become a reproductive safety net for healthy women.
    In 2018, the Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine concluded that planned oocyte cryopreservation is an ethically permissible medical treatment. It is now considered mainstream care for women who want to preserve their reproductive potential.
    Women choose to freeze their eggs for many reasons...
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