Your eggs can be shipped to any clinic after they are frozen. However, we prefer shipping frozen eggs within the CCRM network in order to be sure of the thawing methods. An advantage of this is that CCRM is a big network with fertility clinics all across the country, so it shouldn’t be an issue.
The best way to freeze your eggs is through a method known as vitrification. In this case, the eggs are quickly frozen in liquid nitrogen. This quick-freezing method prevents fluid in the eggs from turning to ice, which can cause damage during thawing. The other method of freezing eggs is known as controlled or slow
The egg freezing process involves three main steps. First, you will require a fertility assessment, which involves blood tests and an ultrasound, so that the doctor can know your present fertility status. Next, you are going to inject yourself with medication that will encourage your ovaries to produce as many viable eggs as possible. The
Although the timeline depends on the individual’s situation, the egg freezing process typically takes six weeks for most patients. This includes initial consultation, screening, and treatment planning.