A New Last Chance There could soon be a baby-boom among women who thought they’d hit an IVF dead end.
By The Cut
September 17, 2017
Monica Halem calls it the “fertility train.” Every woman who embarks on a cycle of in vitro fertilization is familiar with the ride: the multiple cycles of hormonal stimulation, the pain of the injections, the discomfort and the bloating; then the delicate harvest of eggs to be fertilized outside the body, and the anxious wait for genetic testing on the embryos to make sure they have the right number of chromosomes before they are transferred back; and then, if all of the embryo tests come back abnormal, or the embryos don’t implant, or the pregnancy ends prematurely in miscarriage, the process starts all over again.
Want to have kids but still single? Doctor reveals why she chose to freeze her eggs in her mid-30s
By The Sun
September 15, 2017
My career was going great and I simply hadn’t yet met a partner who I wanted to start a family with.
As any woman reaching their mid-30s will know, it’s like hopping off the train at baby central.
You reach a point where it seems like pretty much everyone around you is having little ones.
Women diagnosed with breast cancer can now freeze their eggs
September 12, 2017
New Delhi: Human oocyte cryopreservation or egg freezing is an experimental technique in which a woman’s eggs (oocytes) are extracted, frozen and stored.
Later, when she is ready to become pregnant, the eggs can be thawed, fertilized, and transferred to the uterus as embryos.