In order to freeze the eggs, women need to go through a process of ovarian stimulation and follicular puncture. These procedures can be uncomfortable because they must take hormonal medication and then undergo surgery to remove the eggs. However, unless there are any complications, it is not painful.
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By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 10/03/2019
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)