Frozen Embryo Transfer - FET
A frozen embryo transfer cycle is a procedure using cryopreserved embryos from a previous IVF treatment. The frozen embryos have a slightly lower chance of resulting in a pregnancy than a fresh embryo transfer done in conjunction with IVF. The FET does offer a much easier approach to attempting pregnancy than another IVF cycle and represents an excellent option for continued treatments. Embryos frozen from previous IVF do not have a shelf life and can be used years after the initial IVF cycle from which they were produced. By saving these embryos, couples having a successful IVF treatment can return several years later and have an FET cycle done for far less cost than IVF. When women undergo multiple embryo transfers, they are increasing their chances of becoming pregnant.