Embryo Cryopreservation

During the process of in vitro fertilization (IVF) multiple embryos (fertilized eggs) are often created. After the desired number of embryos is implanted in the uterus, there may be embryos left over and the decision may be made to have them cryopreserved (frozen) for use at a later date. If there have been previous infertility problems, or if the first implantation procedure is not successful, one or more of these embryos may be used in the future…

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