Women are now treated with equality in our society and modern girls are now getting more career oriented in their approach. This approach leads to a doubt in their minds about having a baby in this hectic schedule and growing age. To fix this issue of age and career, assisted reproductive technologists offer a chance to preserve the oocyte on young age, which can be used afterwards to produce a baby.
Oocyte freezing is a technique in which the young women (preferably before the age of 35 years) can undergo ovarian stimulation (hormonal injections) and the eggs (oocytes) can be retrieved and frozen. These eggs can be frozen for as many years as desired and once the woman is ready for marriage, made her mind to have a baby after accomplishing success in career, these eggs can be fertilized with the sperm of the partner and the resulting embryo can be transferred to the uterus of woman.
Apart from social freezing, oocyte freezing is also advisable when
Patient has to undergo chemotherapy for some diagnosed cancer in any other parts of body.
History of premature ovarian failure in sibling or mother.
Decreased ovarian reserve diagnosed at a young age ( which holds true for unmarried girls as well).