• Freezing Your Eggs: Essential Facts About Oocyte Cryopreservation

    7 monthes ago - By UPMC

    Are you concerned about your ability to have children down the road? You might want to consider egg freezing. Oocyte cryopreservation , or freezing your eggs, allows you to preserve your fertility and plan for the future.
    To find out if freezing your eggs is right for you, talk to your doctor or contact UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital.
    Why Consider Egg Freezing?
    Each woman is born with a set number of eggs that will gradually decrease in quantity until she reaches menopause. As she ages, the quality of her eggs also decreases.
    For women considering egg freezing who may not be ready to try...
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