Number ‘freezing’ eggs or embryos soars, IVF figures show

The number of women opting to freeze their eggs or embryos in the UK rose 523 per cent rise between 2013 and 2018, according to a new report.  The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) report looks at rates of IVF storage cycles, the success of the procedure and multiple births from 2013 to 2018.  Data … Read more Number ‘freezing’ eggs or embryos soars, IVF figures show

Keeping embryos frozen for over a year can HALVE women’s chances of having a child

Keeping human embryos frozen for over a year can halve women’s chances of becoming pregnant and giving birth to a live baby, a study has found.  Researchers from China examined the pregnancy and live birth rates of more than 24,000 women undergoing embryo-storing ‘vitrification’ treatment. They found that storing embryos for 1–2 years significantly lowered … Read more Keeping embryos frozen for over a year can HALVE women’s chances of having a child