What you should know about sperm banking Sperm banking is the process of obtaining a semen sample from a man and then freezing and storing that sample for the purpose of achieving pregnancy down the road. Unlike freezing eggs and embryos, the process required to freeze sperm is relatively simple and straightforward. Who should consider sperm banking? Sperm banking has been around for decades and…Comments Off on What is Sperm Banking?
Preimplantation Genetic Testing Thanks to a new kind of testing called preimplantation genetic testing, the doctors at Fertility Associates of Memphis can tell you more about your embryo than ever before. This specialized testing greatly lowers the chance of having a child affected by genetic conditions and also minimizes miscarriage when you achieve pregnancy. How it works When couples undergo an in vitro fertilization (IVF)…Comments Off on Preimplantation Genetic Testing: Screening and Detecting Healthy Embryos
All about Vitrification Embryos and eggs can now be successfully frozen and thawed better than ever. Until recently, embryo and egg freezing (also called cryopreservation) were accomplished with a technology known as “slow freezing.” This has recently been replaced with a more sophisticated technology called vitrification, which is generally felt to be a superior process for cryopreservation. Freezing embryos and eggs When patients undergo an…Comments Off on What is Vitrification?
Why Quality Matters in Your Fertility Lab When it comes to finding the best practice for your fertility needs, the on-site laboratory is almost as important as the doctors and staff providing the care. And although almost every practice specializing in infertility offers its own lab, the quality of that lab is more important than you may think ‒ and it can vary dramatically. We…Comments Off on Why Quality Matters in Your Fertility Lab
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