Molecular Medicine Israel

Baby Born from Egg that Was Matured and Frozen in the Lab

A cancer patient who underwent the new fertility preservation procedure successfully gave birth five years after her immature eggs were collected.

A 34-year-old woman has given birth thanks to a new fertility procedure that involved collecting, maturing, and freezing some of her eggs five years earlier. Although lab-based maturation of eggs has been done before, the case study, published yesterday (February 18) in Annals of Oncology, represents the first successful pregnancy from immature eggs that were frozen after they were matured….

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