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When Should You Consider Fertility Preservation?

From the previous article fertility decreases with age the number of eggs left are decreasing and chromosomal abnormalities are increasing.

Stop The Process Of Decreasing Eggs, and Chromosomal Abnormalities

The goal of fertility preservation is to stop this process by freezing eggs. The frozen eggs don’t have an expiration date so they are frozen permanently.

The beauty is, the frozen eggs retain all the success of the female at the age they were frozen.

Freezing Eggs As Early As Possible

I recommend to patients that freezing eggs is something that should be attempted as early as possible when feasible for the patient. Early 30’s seems to make sense. If the patient already has children of course it wouldn’t be necessary but late 30’s would be approaching 40 and at that point from the previous explanation the egg quality and quantity would be low. So given the choice early 30’s seems correct. However in those patients that are older but don’t have children, this would be better then doing nothing; and of course even attempting pregnancy is always an alternative for them. So we tell patients as soon as possible when they are ready is the recommendation.

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