Dr. Daniel A. Skora comments on The Washington Post’s recent article “Male angst prompts a new fertility service: sperm freezing” By Ariana Eunjung Cha,
“I think it is important to focus on all aspects of fertility. Women are often the center of the fertility discussion but up to 30% of couples have a male factor involved. Most studies have shown association of advanced paternal age affecting outcomes for pregnancy for men over the age of 40. There is an increased risk of autism and schizophrenia. Freezing sperm without a medical reason before age 30 has not shown a benefit but a discussion should be had with a healthcare provider. ” Contact the experts at Fertility Specialists of Texas to learn more about your options.