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Fertility Clinic Achieves a World’s First with the Oldest Woman to Give Birth through the Use of a Frozen Egg

November 7th, 2016 by Brown Fertility

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OCTOBER 13, 2014 – JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – Dr. Samuel E. Brown, renowned fertility  and in vitro fertilization specialist, has assisted a South Georgia woman to achieve a world’s first. The woman conceived through IVF with frozen embryos by using her own egg frozen at the age of 41 and then transferred back to the patient later that year as an embryo, subsequently resulting in a live birth. This is the first known documented pregnancy in the world resulting in a live birth from the use of a frozen egg in a woman 41 or older.

“The steps we take to ensure that we are freezing an egg for successful use in the future really made a difference in this case. Our overall pregnancy rates and the cutting edge technology that we use are both very significant and exciting factors in our current success,” said Dr. Brown. “An alternative option for a woman in her forties would be to consider the use of our egg donor program in Jacksonville, Florida. Through this program, we are consistently seeing 80-95 percent pregnancy rates in our egg donation recipient patients each month.”

About Brown Fertility: With more than 30 years of combined experience and the management of more than 7,000 IVF cycles, Dr. Samuel E. Brown and Dr. Rafael A. Cabrera are dedicated to Conceiving Miracles. Brown Fertility offers a fully comprehensive array of fertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization, egg donation and artificial insemination and is home to Florida’s most state-of-the-art IVF center, which produces some of the highest pregnancy rates in the country. Brown Fertility has earned a reputation for not only producing excellent outcomes and offering world-class treatment options, but also for providing patients with the one-on-one attention and the compassionate care they deserve.

To learn more about ivf with frozen embryos or any of the other fertility treatments offered by the team at Brown Fertility, give us a call at 904.260.0352 or request an appointment online.

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