Eggs, Sperm and Embryo Freezing

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Eggs, Sperm and Embryo Freezing

Eggs Freezing

Eggs Freezing is process for preserving egg cells after collecting the eggs from the ovaries of the women who are waiting for the fertilization of sperm in the future spouse. It is beneficial for women older than 35 years and planning to have children in the future.

Sperms Freezing

Sperms Freezing is process for preserving sperm after collecting. It is preserved waiting to be used with future spouse. The sperm can be injected into the uterus or injecting into the egg for fertilization, called IVF or ICSI. Sperm, eggs and embryo can be reserved at temperature of -196 degree Celsius. When needed, the sperm is thaw to return to the original temperature according to the laboratory procedures as well as checking the quality for suitability for medical use.

Embryo Freezing

Embryo Freezing is the process that related to preserving embryos from fertilization in preparation to move back into the uterus in the next round if not pregnant in the first round. Each embryo transfer is at the discretion of the doctor and the participation of the spouse.

The duration of frozen eggs, sperm and embryo

The duration of frozen eggs, sperm and embryo: embryo can be frozen for up to 10 years, the quality of the embryo remains the same and the baby born without any abnormalities. Eggs and sperm can also be frozen up to 10 years as well. The annual maintenance costs are according to quantity and the conditions of the hospital.

The quality of the embryo after freezing

The quality of the embryo after freezing: after thawing the embryo from freezing, embryo quality may be reduced or die. However, this does not occur often. Most of the cases, the quality of the embryo remains the same as there is standard for regular monitoring.

Who should freeze sperms, eggs and embryos?

  • Unmarried women but want to take the eggs to be used when married or before the quality and quantity of eggs decreases with age. Cancer patient can collect eggs and sperms before radiation chemotherapy treatment. The treatment can cause atrophy of egg and reduced sperm quality, which affect reproductivity, if cured from cancer.
  • Young couple who are not ready to pregnant. But afraid that as the age increases, will cause infertility.

The benefits of embryo freezing

  • Save a lot of costs per treatment cycle
  • Patient feels less painful as there is no injection required.
  • Stimulate eggs or collect eggs every month of treatment
  • Increase the rate of each pregnancy egg collection
  • Convenient if there is no time to implant the embryo in that cycle or have to travel.
  • even in successful cases and already giving birth can use frozen embryo transfer service to have children next time

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  • Collecting and placing sperm should be done while the body is normal. If not feeling well or on any medication, inform the doctor. The genitals should be kept clean without any infection. Feel relax. Refrain from ejaculation for at least 2 days but no more than 7 days.
  • Wash your hands well and collect sperm by masturbation.
  • Collect sperm in a container provided by the hospital without washing the container. The hospital will provide private room with an attached bathroom for collecting sperm.
  • If collect sperm from the house, it should be delivered to the laboratory within 1 hour. By collecting sperm in a container that provide by the hospital; do not put in refrigerate or on ice.
  • The results will take not more than one and a half hours after the laboratory examination.

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