Fertility Preservation Options for Females is Expanding

Posted: 1/20/2016 by Coastal Fertility Specialists

Women and girls undergoing cancer therapies or other medical treatments are often faced with the possibility that these invasive procedures could render them infertile. Now science is coming up with new ways to preserve fertility for patients facing medical treatments, and also young women who simply want to preserve their fertility for the future.

In June, researchers reported the first live birth from a young girl whose ovarian tissue was frozen prior to undergoing disease therapy, and then had an ovarian graft as an adult. After this procedure, she had a spontaneous pregnancy and a healthy delivery. To read what has happened since and what to expect in this field down the road, read the full article from Medpage Today.