Egg Freezing is on the Rise Egg freezing, also known as oocyte cryopreservation, is a procedure used to preserve a woman's eggs. Using this technique, a woman can postpone becoming pregnant without egg of reduced quality. More and more women are opting to store their eggs for later use because it gives them control
Understanding the Egg Freezing Process Egg freezing or “oocyte cryopreservation” is a way of slowing down the clock and preserving women’s fertility so they can have a family in the future. One of the most common issues that a fertility clinic sees are age related fertility problems, mainly a decrease in egg quality and quantity.
Between 2009 and 2013, fertility preservation through egg freezing skyrocketed. In 2009 there were less than 500 women who chose to freeze their eggs at a fertility clinic in the United States, however in 2013 there was a record of nearly 4,000 women! The increasing popularity of fertility preservation can be attributed to the safe