Egg Freezing2024-05-06T13:53:19-06:00

Egg Freezing & Embryo Freezing in Minneapolis, MN

Serving the Minneapolis & Bloomington Metropolitan Areas

Welcome to CCRM Fertility of Minneapolis! We specialize in cutting-edge egg-freezing and embryo-freezing services, aiming to assist individuals in preserving their fertility options. Recognizing the significance of family planning, we present comprehensive solutions to empower you on your fertility journey. Our dedicated and compassionate team is committed to delivering personalized and state-of-the-art care, offering support throughout the entire process.


Understanding Egg & Embryo Freezing in Minneapolis, MN

Egg freezing, or oocyte cryopreservation, is an innovative technology enabling women to safeguard their eggs at their present quality and age. This process entails the meticulous retrieval of mature eggs from the ovaries, which are then frozen for future use. Conversely, embryo freezing involves fertilizing the eggs with sperm to generate embryos before freezing. Both alternatives empower individuals to preserve their fertility for diverse reasons, guaranteeing viable options for initiating a family when the opportune moment arises.

The Top Reasons to Freeze Your Eggs

At CCRM Minneapolis, we recognize the uniqueness of each individual’s journey. Various reasons prompt individuals to opt for egg freezing:

  • Future Family: Many women choose to freeze their eggs, providing them the flexibility to start a family when they feel emotionally, financially, or personally ready at a later stage in life.
  • Cancer: Women undergoing cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation, face a potential risk of infertility. Freezing eggs before cancer treatments, along with other Oncofertility services, offers them the chance to have biological children in the future.
  • Transgender Pregnancy Options: Transgender individuals in the process of transitioning may decide to freeze their eggs before initiating hormone therapy or undergoing surgeries that could impact their fertility. This preserves their genetic material, enabling the possibility of having biological children later on.
  • Premature Ovarian Failure (POF): Women dealing with conditions like premature ovarian failure or diminished ovarian reserve may opt for egg freezing to enhance their chances of having biological children in the future.
  • Surgeries: Individuals planning surgeries that could affect their fertility, such as the removal of ovaries or reproductive organs, may choose to freeze their eggs or embryos as a proactive measure.

The Egg Freezing Process at CCRM Minneapolis

At CCRM Minneapolis, we provide a comprehensive and individualized approach to the egg-freezing process. Our experienced team will guide you through each step, ensuring your comfort and understanding.

Preparing for Your Egg Freezing Consultation

The journey commences with an initial consultation at our CCRM Minneapolis clinic. In this consultation, we will delve into your medical history, conduct a comprehensive fertility evaluation, and address any queries or apprehensions you may have. Collaboratively, we will craft a personalized treatment plan tailored to align with your goals and preferences.

Ovarian Stimulation and Monitoring

In the subsequent stage, ovarian stimulation ensues, during which you will be administered hormonal medications to facilitate the growth and maturation of multiple eggs. Our team will meticulously track your progress using ultrasound imaging and hormone-level testing, ensuring optimal results throughout the process.

Egg Retrieval Procedure

Once your eggs have attained the desired maturity, we will proceed with the egg retrieval procedure. This minimally invasive process is conducted under sedation to ensure your comfort. Employing ultrasound guidance, a slender needle is gently inserted into the ovaries to meticulously gather the mature eggs. This procedure, typically lasting 15-20 minutes, takes place in our state-of-the-art facility at CCRM Minneapolis. Our adept and empathetic medical team is dedicated to ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the entire procedure.

Egg Freezing and Storage

Following the retrieval, the gathered eggs are promptly transported to our laboratory, where they undergo a specialized freezing process known as vitrification. This technique guarantees the preservation of the eggs in a state that sustains their quality and viability. The frozen eggs are then meticulously stored in our secure cryopreservation facility.

At CCRM Minneapolis, we place utmost importance on the safety and security of your frozen eggs. Our laboratory facilities boast advanced technology and strictly adhere to the highest quality standards, ensuring the enduring preservation of your invaluable genetic material.

Post-Egg Freezing Considerations

After your eggs are successfully frozen and stored, our team will offer guidance on the subsequent steps. Whether you opt to utilize your frozen eggs in the future for assisted reproductive treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) or decide on alternative options, our experts will be by your side to provide support and guidance throughout the journey.

Finding the right fertility specialist is not always an easy task when you are looking for a fertility clinic in Minneapolis that can accommodate your needs. The doctors at CCRM Fertility have a great deal of experience with different fertility issues, and we feel confident that we can find a solution that will be best for you.

April Batcheller
April BatchellerMD
Amy Kohlmeier
Amy KohlmeierMD
Brent Hanson
Brent HansonMD
Christine Carter
Christine CarterAPRN, CNP
Laura Volk
Laura VolkDNP, APRN, CNM

Why Choose CCRM Minneapolis, for Egg Freezing?

When it comes to choosing a fertility center for egg freezing and embryo freezing, CCRM Minneapolis, stands out as a trusted and renowned institution. Here’s why you should consider us:

Expert Leadership: Our team of fertility specialists at CCRM Minneapolis, comprises highly trained and seasoned professionals who are at the forefront of reproductive medicine. We bring an abundance of knowledge and expertise to ensure the delivery of the highest quality care.

Cutting-Edge Facilities: Our clinic is furnished with advanced technologies and state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, ensuring the provision of optimal outcomes. We consistently invest in the latest advancements in fertility treatment to achieve outstanding results.

Individualized Approach: We at CCRM Minneapolis, recognize the uniqueness of every individual’s fertility journey. Our treatments are tailored to address your specific needs and goals, emphasizing open communication and collaborative decision-making throughout the process.

Comprehensive Support: Our empathetic team is committed to delivering comprehensive support and guidance throughout your egg-freezing journey. We prioritize your emotional well-being and strive to cultivate a nurturing environment where you feel heard, valued, and supported.

The Cost of Egg Storage & Future Treatments

At CCRM Minneapolis, we believe that the cost of egg freezing should not be a barrier to accessing fertility preservation options. We provide clear and competitive pricing for both egg storage and future treatments. Costs may vary depending on individual factors and specific treatment plans.

CCRM is committed to providing our patients with the highest quality treatment available at the most affordable cost. Below you will find the estimated fees for egg freezing at CCRM. Testing and storage fees are not included in the costs.

Treatment Estimated Cost*
Initial Consult (Testing Not Included) $255 – $500
Medications $3,000– $10,800
Anesthesia $500– $1,400
Single Egg Freezing Cycle $8,335 – $11,900

We offer financial counseling to assist you in exploring available options, which may include insurance coverage and financing plans. Our aim is to ensure that you can access the highest quality fertility care while taking into account your financial needs and concerns.

Moreover, we are participants in various insurance plans and provide financing alternatives for individuals not covered by insurance.


  • Assure
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Carrot*
  • Evicore
  • Health Partners
  • Livestrong
  • Maven*
  • Medica***
  • Optum
  • Progyny*
  • Stork Club*
  • UnitedHealthcare**
  • WINFertility*

These services include physician fees, in-office procedures, ultrasounds, laboratory services (including embryology fees), blood work, and andrology services. If you have coverage for fertility services, we are happy to submit your claims on your behalf.

*Carrot, Maven, Stork Club, WINFertility and Progyny covered services may vary based on the employer sponsoring the benefit plan. All Progyny patients (new or existing at a clinic) must first call their Progyny Patient Care Advocate (PCA) for authorization before scheduling an appointment with our clinic. Please reach out to your care navigator with these companies prior to scheduling with CCRM Fertility.

**CCRM Minneapolis is proud to be designated a United Center of Excellence/Optum.

***Medica is in-network with physician fees and in-office procedures only. Laboratory and andrology services are out of network.

CCRM Minneapolis is also proud to partner with Future Family. They offer flexible financing options to help pay for treatment, including 0% APR to low monthly payment plans*, that allow you to pay over 3 to 60 months. Future Family financing is also a smart alternative to high-interest credit cards. Prequalifying is easy and won’t affect your credit score.

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*Terms and conditions apply

CCRM Minneapolis Main Center
6565 France Avenue South, Suite 400
Edina, MN 55435

Phone: (952) 225-1630
Fax: (952) 225-1609
Email: info@ccrmMN.com

Monday-Thursday: 8am – 4:30pm

Friday: 7:30am – 12pm

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