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Embryo Freezing vs. Egg Freezing

Embryo freezing and egg freezing are assisted reproductive technologies that allow you to preserve your fertility by storing embryos or eggs for later use. Both frozen embryos and frozen eggs have helped couples conceive healthy babies, and both follow more or less basic steps. Eggs: Freezing, thawi ...Continue Reading

Embryo Freezing vs. Egg Freezing

Embryo freezing and egg freezing are assisted reproductive technologies that allow you to preserve your fertility by storing embryos or eggs for later use. Both frozen embryos and frozen eggs have helped couples conceive healthy babies, and both follow more or less basic steps. Eggs: Freezing, thawi ...Continue Reading

Single Embryo Transfer

Embryo transfer completes the vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle. The number of embryos your doctor transfers depends on various factors including medical conditions, your age and guidelines provided by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). In elective single-embryo transfer (eSET) you ...Continue Reading

Single Embryo Transfer

Embryo transfer completes the vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle. The number of embryos your doctor transfers depends on various factors including medical conditions, your age and guidelines provided by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). In elective single-embryo transfer (eSET) you ...Continue Reading

Single-Embryo Transfer: Fresh versus Frozen

In vitro fertilization (IVF), in which eggs are fertilized outside the body, has become a mainstay of infertility treatment. One downside of traditional IVF, though, is that the procedure leads to a multiple pregnancy (twins or more) in about one-third of all IVF pregnancies in the United States. Th ...Continue Reading

Single-Embryo Transfer: Fresh versus Frozen

In vitro fertilization (IVF), in which eggs are fertilized outside the body, has become a mainstay of infertility treatment. One downside of traditional IVF, though, is that the procedure leads to a multiple pregnancy (twins or more) in about one-third of all IVF pregnancies in the United States. Th ...Continue Reading

Cost and Financing of Embryo Freezing

Embryo freezing, or embryo cryopreservation, is an important advancement in the treatment of infertility. Fertility specialists are able to freeze embryos for a long time, so that couples may use them in the future. This allows you to make multiple embryo-transfer attempts over time from a single eg ...Continue Reading

Cost and Financing of Embryo Freezing

Embryo freezing, or embryo cryopreservation, is an important advancement in the treatment of infertility. Fertility specialists are able to freeze embryos for a long time, so that couples may use them in the future. This allows you to make multiple embryo-transfer attempts over time from a single eg ...Continue Reading

Embryo Grading: Blastocyst

Since several embryos are created during the IVF procedure, it's necessary to select the best-quality embryos to transfer to your uterus to give you the best chance of successfully conceiving and bearing a healthy child. Embryologists classify embryos by their stage of development, including the num ...Continue Reading

Embryo Grading: Blastocyst

Since several embryos are created during the IVF procedure, it's necessary to select the best-quality embryos to transfer to your uterus to give you the best chance of successfully conceiving and bearing a healthy child. Embryologists classify embryos by their stage of development, including the num ...Continue Reading

All About Embryo Grading

Embryo quality, is an important component in the success of an in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure. Assigning a grade to an embryo is one way doctors and embryologists identify the best quality embryos for transfer. About embryo grading Embryos are graded, or evaluated, by their appearance unde ...Continue Reading

All About Embryo Grading

Embryo quality, is an important component in the success of an in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure. Assigning a grade to an embryo is one way doctors and embryologists identify the best quality embryos for transfer. About embryo grading Embryos are graded, or evaluated, by their appearance unde ...Continue Reading

All About Assisted Hatching

Assisted hatching is a medical technique used to improve a woman's chances of success with in vitro fertilization (IVF). How assisted hatching works In its earliest stages, an embryo is contained in a layer of proteins that protects it (the zona pellicuda). In order for the embryo to successfully ...Continue Reading

All About Assisted Hatching

Assisted hatching is a medical technique used to improve a woman's chances of success with in vitro fertilization (IVF). How assisted hatching works In its earliest stages, an embryo is contained in a layer of proteins that protects it (the zona pellicuda). In order for the embryo to successfully ...Continue Reading

PGD

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD, sometimes called preimplantation genetic testing, or PGT) is a test used with in vitro fertilization (IVF) to screen eggs or embryos when one or both parents are at increased risk of having a baby with a chromosomal disorder. Similar to prenatal diagnostic te ...Continue Reading

PGD

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD, sometimes called preimplantation genetic testing, or PGT) is a test used with in vitro fertilization (IVF) to screen eggs or embryos when one or both parents are at increased risk of having a baby with a chromosomal disorder. Similar to prenatal diagnostic te ...Continue Reading

All About Embryo Freezing

Since the first baby was born from a frozen embryo in 1984, embryo freezing (also called cryopreservation) has helped hundreds of thousands of infertile couples have healthy babies. The process allows you to preserve embryos for use in a later pregnancy. In vitro fertilization (IVF) often results i ...Continue Reading

All About Embryo Freezing

Since the first baby was born from a frozen embryo in 1984, embryo freezing (also called cryopreservation) has helped hundreds of thousands of infertile couples have healthy babies. The process allows you to preserve embryos for use in a later pregnancy. In vitro fertilization (IVF) often results i ...Continue Reading

3 Alternatives to Assisted Hatching

Assisted hatching is an optional process that can be part of a fertility treatment, particularly for women over the age of 37 who have had little success with other treatments. However, with the increased chance of successful pregnancy that hatching presents, also comes an increased risk of health ...Continue Reading

3 Alternatives to Assisted Hatching

Assisted hatching is an optional process that can be part of a fertility treatment, particularly for women over the age of 37 who have had little success with other treatments. However, with the increased chance of successful pregnancy that hatching presents, also comes an increased risk of health ...Continue Reading

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