Frozen Egg Use on the Rise
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|Wed, 10-24-2012 - 2:14pm|
The American Society of Reproductive Medicine has taken the "experimental" label off of frozen eggs, which should help stimulate the use of frozen eggs as donors instead of using fresh eggs, reports CNN.
Egg freezing technology has improved so much that in the past six months, egg banks have started websites where patients can order frozen eggs and have them shipped. Fertility experts say it constitutes a paradigm shift , and they predict that in the not-too-distant future, nearly all donor eggs will be bought frozen online instead of fresh locally, making the eggs more accessible -- logistically and financially -- to more women.
You can read the complete article at: http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/22/health/frozen-egg-banks/index.html
How do you feel about this shift from using fresh eggs to frozen? Would frozen eggs make the donor process easier for you?