Baby born from 18 year old embryo in China


A baby in China has been born from an embryo frozen 18 years ago.

According to China Daily, after suffering from blocked fallopian tubes, the 45 year old mother tried for several years to fall pregnant. 

18 years later, a frozen embryo she earlier froze was implanted and lucky enough after many years of strife, a 7 pound baby girl was born.

Liquid nitrogen is used to store the embryo at minus 196 degrees and, according to the Shanghai health department, have a storage life of five years. 


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