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Why I’m freezing my eggs

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.

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.

Why it’s important to study the social aspects of reproductive technologies

Why it’s important to study the social aspects of reproductive technologies

09 Nov 2018
Egg freezing

Dr Zeynep Gurtin, researcher from our partner clinic tells us about her current research on egg freezing and why it’s important to study the social aspects of reproductive technologies.

How flash-freezing is revolutionizing fertility treatment

How flash-freezing is revolutionizing fertility treatment

11 Oct 2018
Egg freezing

The flash-freezing technique of vitrification is rapidly proving a revolution in assisted reproduction.

Women's frozen eggs storage limit in UK

Women's frozen eggs storage limit in UK

28 Jan 2018
Egg freezing

Recently, the fertility experts and campaigners put pressure on the government to change the law about the length of time women can store their frozen eggs. Currently, this storage time limit is ten years for women who freeze their eggs for social reasons.