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September 8, 2017

I think perhaps some women see egg freezing as admitting defeat - admitting that they haven’t managed to do it the natural way

A scientist has told how she is not ashamed she has frozen her eggs – and urges women in their 30s to consider taking the same step.

Dr Emily Grossman said egg freezing is allowing her to ‘sidestep her biological clock’ and give her a chance of motherhood when she is ready.

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August 2, 2017

I can control everything in my life and I am happy with my independence.

In China, there is a growing rank of unmarried women who are choosing to freeze their eggs overseas. These women are educated, middle class and often opt for a single life. They are the hallmarks of fast-changing Chinese society. But Chinese laws have not caught up, as the BBC's Grace Tsoi reports.

The rise of "singledom" is a worldwide trend and China is no exception. China replaced its one-child policy with a universal two-child policy in 2015, but it is also witnessing the rise of a female workforce that wants to focus on their careers and postpone starting a family.

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By Martine Letarte; Québec Science

July 18, 2017

In fact, [women] would see an improvement in their chances of success by almost 30%, reaching 70%. With a partner aged 30 to 35, the success rate also climbs to 54%.

Malgré le fait que quelques hommes célèbres aient eu une paternité tardive – dont Charlie Chaplin qui a eu son cadet à 73 ans ! – l’âge a aussi une influence sur la fertilité de l’homme. En particulier sur le taux de succès de la fécondation in vitro, selon une nouvelle étude.

À quel point ? Une femme de moins de 30 ans qui reçoit des traitements de fécondation in vitro avec un partenaire âgé entre 40 et 42 ans a un taux de succès de 46%. Si son partenaire a entre 30 et 35 ans par contre, ses chances sont plutôt de 73%.

C’est ce qu’on apprend dans une récente étude du Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, dont les résultats ont été présentés plus tôt ce mois-ci lors du congrès annuel de la Société européenne de reproduction humaine et d’embryologie, à Genève.

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