An atretic follicle is an ovarian follicle that degenerates before coming to maturity. This is a normal process and several of these occur each month in a woman's body. If atretic follicles are retrieved in preparation for in vitro fertilization (IVF), they cannot be used for fertilization and...
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Jillian a mother who lives in Queensland, Australia. She is a primary school teaching currently working part-time while raising her 2 young children.
After our family was complete, we knew instantly that we could not destroy our remaining embryos.