Ethical issues

Concerns and objections that arise from cryopreservation of embryos mostly have an ethical basis. It is true that cryopreservation means a temporary suspension in the life of an embryo. During this time the conditions may change in the lives of the parents. In Greece, law 3089/02 describes the potential fate of cryopreserved embryos in case the parents disagree on their use. IVF Units with a good level of organization should have special cryopreservation consent forms that must be signed by the two partners the fate of regarding supernumerary embryos.