Chinese woman gave birth to a 16 years old frozen embryo
The lady has conceived another son through in vitro fertilization
A woman has given birth in Guangdong Province in China to a healthy baby boy from an embryo frozen 16 years ago.
Chinese media outlets said that the woman gave birth to a son at a Hospital affiliated to Sun Yat-sen University in early February.
The lady has conceived another son, already 16 years old now, through in vitro fertilization; he is from the same batch of embryos frozen in 2000.
It is worth mentioning that China has scrapped its one-child policy, allowing all couples to have two children for the first time since 1979.
Xu Yanwen, director of the reproductive center at the hospital, said that there were a few steps to handle in order to unfreeze the embryo. Xu pointed that with the end of the one-child policy, they received more than 1000 women above 40 years old seeking to have more babies.