Park Avenue Fertility and Reproductive Medicine offers both embryo and sperm cryopreservation (freezing) by our laboratory. Embryo freezing is offered to IVF patients that have embryos remaining in culture following a transfer or for couples wanting to wait before transfer. The embryos that were not transferred originally may be frozen in the laboratory using a technique called cryopreservation. The embryos will be stored in the frozen state in liquid nitrogen until such time as deemed appropriate to transfer the thawed embryo(s) to the uterus. The replacement of these frozen, then thawed, embryos can result in a successful pregnancy.
Sperm freezing -
Sperm freezing is another service offered by our laboratory.
Sperm cryopreservation is offered for a ariety of reasons: