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Why I’m freezing my eggs

05 Jul 2019
Egg freezing

The decision to freeze eggs is not one that you rush. It’s a big move and many women make it for various reasons, but most commonly – for time. It’s difficult to plan life out and even harder to know when you’ll be ready to start your own family. Personal relationships, work and finances – all these factors and more can make you feel like you’re not ready for a child yet. Egg freezing, as explored in this article, gives women options. Read more about Allyson Darling’s journey.

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Why I’m freezing my eggs
Early menopause affected 15 years old girl BBC story

Early menopause affected 15 years old girl BBC story

12 Mar 2019
Womens Health

You’ve probably heard of menopause, commonly known as the time when menstrual periods stop permanently, and woman is no longer able to bear children. The menopause is a natural part of ageing that usually occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, as a woman's estrogen levels decline. However, around 1 in 100 women experience the menopause before 40 years of age. BBC released a story of Annabelle, a 15 years old school girl with premature menopause.

More women freeze their eggs as their partners aren't ready for parenthood

More women freeze their eggs as their partners aren't ready for parenthood

20 Feb 2019
Egg freezing

The number of egg freezing cycles performed in the UK rose by more than 400 per cent between 2010 and 2016 - and 'social egg freezing' is becoming more popular. Why women decide to freeze their eggs? The newest article in Femail Magazine links social egg freezing with men rather than women's careers. Author of the article, medical sociologist who spent years researching social egg freezing trend, claims that women froze their fertility because of the lack of a suitable man who also wanted to become a father.

The UK's anomalous 10-year limit on oocyte storage: time to change the law

The UK's anomalous 10-year limit on oocyte storage: time to change the law

28 Nov 2018
Legislation

'Peter Bowen-Simpkins, Jinjun J Wang, Kamal K Ahuja There has been a growing recognition in the UK that the statutory storage limit for frozen eggs, which currently stands at 10 years, requires a review.

Patient pressure: is the tide of cross-border reproductive care beginning to turn?

Patient pressure: is the tide of cross-border reproductive care beginning to turn?

21 Nov 2018
Legislation

Two important explanations exist for cross-border reproductive care: restrictive legislation at home and limited access to affordable treatment.