Officially referred to as oocyte cryopreservation, egg freezing is a procedure during which a female’s eggs are extracted from the ovaries and frozen so that they can be used in the future whenever needed. While previously this was viewed as an experiment, these days it is a reliable method of overcoming certain infertility issues. What is more, the procedure of egg freezing hasn’t been labeled as investigational by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine since 2012.
We failed IVF what now? The answer to this question is enormously hard for some of us. Many families struggling to conceive children have undergone repeated cycles of failed in vitro fertilization (IVF), leaving them pretty much convinced that nothing will ever work for them. But, as they say, where there is life, there is hope. Sunshine has accumulated significant experience in helping families who have gone through unsuccessful IVF attempts at other reproductive clinics.
At one point in your fertility journey, you should make a stressful, but important step – visit a fertility clinic. The initial several appointments can be particularly intimidating because you do not know what to expect and must process large amounts of information provided to you. It is essential to ask the right questions at your appointments but if you feel overwhelmed you will easily forget those questions. One trick is to prepare a list of questions prior to your appointments.
The ability to use the services of an egg donor came as a godsend for many women who have lost their fertility. Many people are aware of the fact that the fertility of a woman begins to decline after she hits the mid-30s. More and more women decide to build a family later in their life; unfortunately, unlike men, their fertility rapidly declines after a certain age and they are unable to have kids.
The most prominent symptoms of PCOS are irregular or missing periods and food cravings. Since these symptoms are also present in a multitude of other disorders and easily dismissed as consequences of a stressful lifestyle or lack of sleep, PCOS often goes undiagnosed. Modern medical science has not yet been able to discover the exact PCOS causes, but it is likely that they are rooted in genetics.