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The Necessity and Luxury of Fertility Preservation

The Necessity and Luxury of Fertility Preservation

15:52 1st July 2019 | Cryopreservation

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Advancements in reproductive medicine continue to redefine possibilities, particularly through innovations like In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and the growing adoption of fertility preservation. Traditionally essential for individuals undergoing treatments like chemotherapy that could harm fertility, this practice now appeals to a wider range of people for medical and social motives alike.

Medical Necessity:

For many, fertility preservation is a critical decision driven by medical needs. Individuals facing treatments like chemotherapy or radiation, which can significantly impact fertility, often choose to freeze their eggs or sperm beforehand. This proactive step ensures that their reproductive options remain viable post-treatment, offering hope for parenthood even in the face of medical challenges.

Social Empowerment:

Beyond medical reasons, fertility preservation has emerged as a tool for social empowerment, particularly for women. The decision to freeze eggs allows women to defy the constraints of the biological clock, preserving fertility until they are emotionally, financially, or socially ready to start a family. This can be particularly beneficial for those prioritizing educational or career pursuits, where delaying parenthood aligns with personal goals without sacrificing future fertility.

Benefits of Fertility Preservation:

The advantages of fertility preservation are manifold:

  1. Extended Reproductive Timeline: By freezing eggs, individuals can extend their reproductive lifespan, alleviating concerns about age-related decline in fertility.

  2. Maintaining Genetic Legacy: Preserving one's own gametes eliminates the need for donor eggs or sperm, ensuring biological continuity when building a family.

  3. Flexibility in Life Choices: Whether pursuing higher education, advancing in a career, or waiting to find the right partner, fertility preservation offers flexibility, empowering individuals to navigate life on their own terms.

Ensuring Optimal Conditions:

The success of fertility preservation hinges on stringent protocols and advanced technologies employed by specialized clinics. At Bridge Clinic, for instance, gametes are stored at -196°C in liquid nitrogen, ensuring long-term viability. Rigorous quality control measures, including weekly checks and traceability protocols, safeguard against errors or contamination. This meticulous approach extends to maintaining a highly secure environment, preventing unauthorized access and adhering to international standards for infection control.

Choosing the Right Partner:

Bridge Clinic stands as a beacon of reliability in gamete preservation, offering peace of mind through:

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Equipped with advanced cryobanks and constant monitoring.
  • Expertise and Experience: Backed by years of expertise in reproductive medicine.
  • Personalized Care: Ensuring each individual's unique needs are met with compassion and professionalism.

Whether driven by medical necessity or personal choice, fertility preservation at Bridge Clinic exemplifies both the necessity and luxury of safeguarding reproductive options. It empowers individuals to embrace life's opportunities without compromising their dreams of parenthood. If you're considering fertility preservation, take the proactive step today to secure your future family. Contact Bridge Clinic for a consultation and discover how we can support your journey towards parenthood, on your own timeline.

Quality Assurance: Bridge Clinic has the capacity to store gametes for up to 10 years.

Are you considering preserving your eggs until you are ready to start a family? 

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  • Abuja: 724 CAD, Zone B04, Umaru Dikko Street, Jabi
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