Egg Choices: A Modern Solution for Delayed Motherhood! Unveiling the Whys and Wins of Egg Freezing

What is Egg Freezing?

If you want to have children at a later date than the present, you should consider egg freezing. Egg freezing is a medical procedure that involves the extraction, freezing, and storage of a woman’s eggs for future use. It helps women preserve their ability to have children in the future.
Before the egg-freezing procedure, the woman undergoes ovarian stimulation through the administration of hormonal medications.
Doctors monitor the progress through blood tests and ultrasounds to see when the eggs are ready.
When the follicles reach an optimal size, a trigger injection (hCG) is administered to induce the final maturation of the eggs.
The retrieved eggs are then immediately taken to the laboratory, where they are identified and processed.
The remaining mature eggs are frozen by rapidly cooling the eggs to extremely low temperatures, preventing the formation of ice crystals that could damage the cellular structure.
When the woman is ready to use the eggs, they are thawed, fertilized with sperm in a lab, and the resulting embryos are grown for a few days.
One or more healthy embryos are then placed into the woman’s uterus with the hope of achieving a successful pregnancy.

Egg-Freezing as a Solution for Delayed Motherhood:

Egg freezing is often considered a viable solution for women who wish to delay motherhood for various reasons. Here are some key aspects to consider when using egg freezing as a strategy for delayed motherhood:
One of the primary advantages of egg freezing is that it allows women to preserve their fertility by freezing their eggs at a younger age when the eggs are typically of higher quality.
Many women choose to delay motherhood to pursue career goals or educational endeavors.
Some women may choose to delay motherhood due to personal reasons, such as waiting for the right partner or ensuring stability in their relationships before starting a family.
Egg freezing empowers women with increased control and autonomy over their reproductive choices.
Advances in reproductive medicine, particularly in assisted reproductive technologies like in vitro fertilization (IVF), have improved the success rates of egg freezing and subsequent fertility treatments.
Egg quality and quantity decline with age, and this can impact fertility.
For women who anticipate delaying motherhood, egg freezing can offer peace of mind.
Women facing medical conditions or treatments that may impact fertility, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy, may choose to freeze their eggs before undergoing medical interventions.

It’s important to note that while egg freezing can be a valuable tool for delayed motherhood, it does not guarantee a successful pregnancy. Success rates can vary, and factors such as overall health, lifestyle, and individual fertility should be considered.

Eva IVF & Women’s Centre has egg freezing procedures available for patients. If you want to use this technology then come to us.     

It’s advisable to consult with a fertility specialist or reproductive endocrinologist when considering egg freezing. They can provide personalised guidance based on your medical history, fertility profile, and individual circumstances.

At Eva IVF and Women’s Centre in Chennai, social egg-freezing options are available at nominal costs with good quality care.