Introduction to frozen eggs
"Frozen Eggs" has become a hot topic of movies in recent years. The International Reproductive Medicine Association announces it is better for women to store their own eggs, social egg freezing (SEF), in young age than to receive the donation from others. Freezing eggs in young age provides healthy eggs.
The notification of SEF
Because of the advanced applications of intracytoplasmic sperm injection and vitrification, the pregnancy rate of SEF is close to those of fresh egg in IVF.
Frozen egg program
Visit Taiwan once, and total course is within 7 days
*Pre-operation evaluation: Ultrasound and blood test to assess ovarian function.
*Day 2-3 of the menstruation: Ultrasonic and blood test, ovulation stimulating drugs were administrated about 8-10 days. Return visit forevaluation of follicular maturation status during the administration.
*Day 3-12 of menstruation: Regular ultrasound and blood examination are followed for the observation of follicles, and the day of egg retrieval will be determined. As the size of follicle is bigger than 18mm, the HCG regimen is administrated, then ovulation occurs within 36 hours.
*Operation day: Under general anesthesia, eggs retrieval is done under the guidance of vaginal ultrasound. The duration of operation is about 20 minutes. The operation makes no wound. Hospitalization is not required, and you need rest for 1-2 hours before leave hospital.