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  1. 28 Aug 2018

    What happens when you freeze eggs, embryos or sperm

    Posted: 28 August 2018 What happens when you freeze eggs, embryos or sperm

    Did you know that freezing allows your sperm, eggs or embryos to be successfully used in fertility treatment years from now? Sperm frozen almost 27 years ago recently resulted in the birth of twins, a world record for the oldest sperm ever used in successful IVF.

    Freezing is done for many different reasons. The standard storage period for freezing eggs, embryos or sperm is usually 10 years according to the HFEA, but in certain circumstances this can be extended to up to 55 years.

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