Oocyte Freezing Details

Egg freezing, also known as mature oocyte cryopreservation, is a method used to save women’s ability to get pregnant in the future. Eggs harvested from your ovaries are frozen unfertilized and stored for later use

How long can oocytes be frozen?

IVF specialists have successfully fertilized eggs that were frozen for 14 years. Others have successfully created embryos from eggs frozen for 10 years. This conception success for other women is enough proof that the number of years you wait does not affect your chance of achieving a pregnancy with frozen eggs.

At what age should you freeze your eggs?

Studies suggest that women who freeze their eggs before age 35 have a better chance of a successful pregnancy than those who freeze their eggs after age 35.” This is because the more eggs retrieved and frozen, the better the chance of a successful pregnancy.