A woman may wish to cryopreserve her genetic material for health or social reasons.

The following are the most common health reasons:

  • There is a family history of early menopause, so the woman wishes to freeze her genetic material at an early age
  • The woman must undergo removal of the ovaries or total hysterectomy
  • Endometriosis
  • Cancer diagnosis that will require chemotherapy or radiation treatment

The social reasons are the following:

  • Achievement of professional goals
  • Finding the right partner