Whether you have made an active decision to delay parenthood or are about to undergo medical treatments that may affect your reproductive health, we can help you explore options to preserve your fertility for the future.
Unfertilised eggs are harvested from the ovaries after a course of hormone therapy and frozen to be fertilised and transferred in future fertility treatments.
Embryo reduction can be done using a transvaginal approach between 7-9 weeks of pregnancy or using a transabdominal approach between 11-13 weeks of pregnancy. Both approaches use ultrasound guidance to visualise the embryos in the uterus during the procedure.
Sperm is collected from the semen sample or extracted directly via surgical retrieval techniques and is mixed with a protective solution, frozen and stored in sealed vials.
Embryo freezing involves undergoing an IVF cycle where harvested eggs from the female partner are fertilised with sperm from the male partner and resulting embryos are frozen and stored.
This procedure involves removing a small piece of ovarian tissue, slicing it into thin sections and freezing it. The tissue slices can be thawed and grafted back into the pelvis when the patient is ready to try conceiving.
This procedure is recommended for pre-pubescent male patients who need to preserve their fertility for medical reasons.
Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy can have a detrimental impact on male and female fertility and preservation techniques have to be timed in accordance with the cancer treatments.