Freezing sperm and getting a vasectomy, is it possible?

By Andrea Rodrigo.
Last Update: 07/07/2017

If you have considered a permanent form of birth control such as vasectomy, you are recommended to be completely sure that you do not want to have kids—or any more kids. However, if this is not your case but you still want to undergo the procedure, a possible backup plan might be sperm cryopreservation. This would allow you to have children later via intrauterine insemination (IUI) or IVF.

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 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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