F rom the last few years, the freezing of eggs, sperms and there transfers have gain popularity and are being used in the treatments for fertility. Similar to these processes of cryopreservation, freezing of embryo is also done and these frozen embryos are transferred into the female body as and when required to increase the chances of pregnancy. This process of transferring the frozen embryo is referred to as Frozen Embryo Transfer.
What is Frozen Embryo Transfer?
Frozen Embryo Transfer is abbreviated as FET and is defined to be a cycle which involves the freezing of embryos received from the last IVF cycles or the donor egg cycle to be thawed and transferred into the females’ uterus.
The probability of having the embryos available for freezing largely depend on the age of the intended couple. Females with the age of 35 years or younger had high no of embryos available to be frozen when compared with the females of age 40 years and above.