Eggs, embryos and blastocysts

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Eggs, embryos and blastocysts

We spend a lot of time in our office talking to patients about quality of eggs, embryos and blastocysts. Patients want to know if their eggs are the "right size" or "big enough"; if their fertilized eggs "look good" and if the blastocysts are "good quality". This post is to provide some insight into the world of the laboratory and those microscopic cells that mean so much to us. Eggs, when they are retrieved during IVF or ovulated in the body, are all the same size. Follicle sizes may vary, ... Read More
May 26, 2010 By Holly Repr0du(ti0n in