Baby Born After Being a Frozen Embryo for 17 Years

Oct 25, 2016 at 10:58 am |

Embryo was frozen for 17 years!

Little Marley Jade is a healthy baby girl. But before Marley Jade was born, she was an embryo frozen for 17 years!

Marley Jade’s biological parents (who are unnamed) had unused embryos that they decided to freeze at the time, rather than having them destroyed. They later then donated the embryo (that would eventually become Marley) to the Snowflakes Embryo Adoption program (created by Nightlight Christian Adoptions), which matches embryo donors with couples desperate to start a family.

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A baby born after being a frozen embryo for 17 years is the first time this science has happened.

Baby girl’s biological parents had donated embryos