I am undergoing IVF next month using frozen eggs. The consultant wants to transfer one embryo however I want two. I am aged 47.
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If you are having treatment using frozen donated eggs from a young egg donor it would be much more sensible to transfer one embryo. Transferring two embryos does not increase your chance of a pregnancy but does increase your chance of a multiple pregnancy.