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Current discussions about 'Freeze and Share'

12th Apr 2019

Recently there have been stories in the news about egg freezing and our new programme 'Freeze and Share'. The Daily Mail has even claimed in their last article that our programme 'sounds like bribing women to freeze their eggs'. In response Dr Kamal Ahuja, our Scientific and Managing Director wrote an article in Bionews. Please read the article if you are interested in why we offer this hugely important service

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

20th Feb 2019

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.

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Women's frozen eggs storage limit in UK

28th Jan 2019

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.

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

9th Nov 2018

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.

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How flash-freezing is revolutionizing fertility treatment

11th Oct 2018

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