Category Archives: Egg Freezing



The Basics of Egg Cryopreservation

Oocyte or egg cryopreservation is the process of extracting and freezing eggs until the time is ready for their use. During assisted reproductive technology procedures, the frozen eggs can be thawed out, fertilized in vitro and transferred to the recipient’s womb for pregnancy to ensue. Egg cryopreservation can benefit women with varied fertility concerns. Women Read More …


What is the procedure for freezing eggs during Cryopreservation?

by Dr. Deborah Smith The process for freezing an oocyte (an egg) in a cryopreservation treatment cycle begins the same as the egg retrieval process used in an in vitro fertilization treatment. The ovaries are stimulated using a controlled overstimulation hormone treatment in order to produce multiple eggs per each menstrual cycle. This overproduction of Read More …


The Process of Oocyte Vitrification (Egg Freezing)

Oocyte Vitrification Oocyte vitrification, is when a woman’s eggs are frozen for later use in fertility treatments. The frozen specimen is often an immature egg known as an oocyte. The oocyte vitrification procedure is considered experimental. The Oocyte Vitrification Procedure The process of vitrification involves processing the oocyte with an increasingly stronger solution of cryoprotectants Read More …



An Overview on the Timing of Egg Freezing

Egg Freezing: Now or Later? For those women who have been procrastinating about starting a family, egg freezing might be a viable option. But, if you decide to go this route, when should you freeze your eggs? Now, or later? More and more women are considering oocyte cryopreservation—or egg freezing—to extend or “reschedule” pregnancy and Read More …


Cryopreservation/Vitrification – Freezing Technique for Sperm, Eggs and Embryos

The process of cryopreservation or Vitrification is a freezing procedure used for sperm, eggs and embryos at fertility clinics in Colorado.  The technique involves freezing and preserving the eggs and embryos so that fewer fertility drug stimulations and oocyte retrievals are needed to achieve pregnancy.  When the number of infertility procedures are reduced, the costs Read More …



Colorado Fertility Clinic Now Enrolling in Egg Freezing Study

Leading fertility clinic in Colorado, Rocky Mountain Fertility Center, is now enrolling in the second phase of its egg freezing study. The research is evaluating various methods of freezing eggs for subsequent fertilization. The technique is also called oocyte cryopreservation. Those individuals who are chosen to participate in the study can expect to save over Read More …


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