Frozen Embryo Transfers Linked with High Blood Pressure Risks in Pregnancy

September 26, 2022

(Medical Xpress) – In vitro fertilization (IVF) using frozen embryos may be associated with a 74% higher risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, according to new research published today in Hypertension. In comparison, the study found that pregnancies from fresh embryo transfers—transferring the fertilized egg immediately after in vitro fertilization (IVF) instead of a frozen, fertilized egg—and pregnancy from natural conception shared a similar risk of developing a hypertensive disorder.  (Read More)