Tips on Self Administering the Trigger Shot

Tips on Self Administering the Trigger Shot

The trigger shot can be one of the most crucial elements of the egg freezing process, but it can also be one of the most nerve-racking, especially when administering it yourself.  

The “trigger shot” is a simple name for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), which is a pregnancy hormone produced by the placenta that encourages the production of progesterone. It is usually given after gonadotropins are used to spark ovulation during the egg freezing process.