Egg freezing is a procedure involving the stimulation, extraction and freezing of a women’s eggs for sole purpose of using the eggs at a future date.  As a woman ages, the eggs in her ovaries age with her, which makes egg freezing a viable solution for women planning to have children at a future date that may have concerns about their future maternity age.

Who should consider egg freezing?

  • Women planning to have children at a later age

  • Women planning to have children at a later age

  • Women with irregular periods who may have difficulty conceiving, especially at later stages in life

  • Women with a family history of early menopause (usually before the age of 45)

  • People who are at risk of cancer. Because the use of chemotherapy and radiation has a side effect is the destruction of germ cells

The Egg Freezing Process