Frozen Embryo Transfer
Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) Program. Often with IVF, a couple will have more embryos than is safe or appropriate to transfer. Embryos that are not placed into the uterus may be frozen, according to the wishes of the couple. Frozen embryos can be transferred at a later time in a brief outpatient procedure. About 60% of the embryos will survive the freeze/thaw process. The women will be required to take hormonal medications to prepare the uterus to be receptive to embryo implantation. Success rates after a frozen embryo transfer are approximately 60% that of a fresh cycle.