Planned oocyte cryopreservation for women seeking to preserve future reproductive potential: an Ethics Committee opinion
For women who want to try to protect against future in- fertility due to reproductive aging or other causes, planned oocyte cryopreservation (“planned OC”) is ethically permissible.
Volume 110, Issue 6, Pages 1022–1028
Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Planned oocyte cryopreservation (“planned OC”) is an emerging but ethically permissible procedure that may help women avoid future infertility. Because planned OC is new and evolving, it is essential that women who are considering using it be informed about the uncertainties regarding its efficacy and long-term effects.