Cryobank where you can store and find frozen egg sperm and embryo As we have

Cryobank where you can store and find frozen egg

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Cryobank = where you can store and find frozen egg, sperm, and embryo As we have postponed having children as women and men, you have increased probability of women being pregnant and also having cancer (since the chance of cancer increases with age). Progress, that some types of chemotherapy can be used while a woman is pregnant, and now the sperm and egg can also be stored for longer. Article: So Eager for Grandchildren Grandparents who are investing and paying for the storage and extraction of the egg and sperm. Article Why I Froze My Eggs and You Should To Annual cost of freezing eggs is around $800 One round of IVF = $10000-12000
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Final Exam Notes 35 = advanced reproductive age Health insurance sometimes covers, and sometime does not. Health insurance will cover the discovery of what it is (ex. Infertility is considered a disease) like blood tests and sonograms. The treatment for infertility is covered if it is IUI, which is the artificial insemination procedure, some of the medications might be covered. But IVF is rarely covered more than one trial, and many do not even cover the whole cost the first time. Cryobank = big businesses, store for extended periods of time. Freezing eggs is the most current accomplishment, no guarantee it will work Fertility Financing Loans for dealing with infertility Spending a lot of money in a relatively short amount of time Creates sense of inequality, many do not have the funds. Getting loans also means that you might go into debt. Creating an industry, commodification of reproduction. Turned reproduction into a business, people are still be exploited. One of the first woman to successfully use her thawed eggs, she was a famous runner, had cancer at age of 22. Before she got chemotherapy, she had her eggs frozen, and she was able to conceive using those eggs years later. This is relatively new compared to how long we have been freezing sperm. IVF is one of the most successful, and expensive ways of reproduction. The success rates are not as high as you would think. If using healthy, young eggs and use a good fertility center, there will be around ~50- 60%. If eggs are older the rates go down dramatically. Having to go through more than one cycle after age 40. If that does not work, may try again with donated egg, or try adoption or surrogacy, which becomes very expensive. Sociology of Human Reproduction Second half of class notes Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Australian Study: - Pregnant women with cancer increase o Older age o Lack of protection methods o Getting better at detecting cancer o When people are going through fertility treatments they are being tested more Donor Eggs: - Eggs are healthier when the woman is younger o Eggs are aging along with a woman - Freezing eggs: o Opportunity to preserve fertility
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Final Exam Notes - Sperm: o Infertility problems exist, but start later than women Companies: - United States: o Apple o Facebook Give employees money to pay for freezing of eggs Benefit Article:
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  • Fall '10
  • CatherineMarrone
  • Roe v. Wade, Surrogacy, IVF

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