Age and Fertility: What You Should Know in Your 20s, 30s and 40s

A woman’s age is the most important factor affecting her fertility and chance of having a baby. As men and women age, their potential to have children naturally decreases, though the exact time this starts to happen varies. All about fertility in your 20s Whether you’re ready to start thinking about a family or not, … Continued

What Fertility Patients Should Know About Egg Freezing

In 2018, the New York Times reported more than 20,000 American women elected to freeze their eggs. This number has risen sharply since 2009, when there were only 475 women freezing their eggs. The process of egg freezing involves stimulating the ovaries with hormones to produce multiple eggs. Once the eggs are mature, they are … Continued

What Age Should Women Consider Egg Freezing?

Women opt to freeze their eggs for several reasons: They may not have found their life partner To delay starting a family To preserve their fertility before beginning cancer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. To avoid the creation and freezing of extra embryos after an IVF cycle. Life circumstances may also influence your decision to freeze … Continued

Egg Freezing: Are You a Candidate?

Egg freezing is a process in which a woman’s eggs are harvested from her ovaries and frozen (in a process called oocyte vitrification), and stored in a liquid nitrogen chamber until the woman would like to achieve a pregnancy. A woman’s ability to conceive declines with age but egg freezing is an effective method for … Continued