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Content Tagged: fertility preservation

What are the costs of social egg and sperm freezing in Canada and are any of these costs covered by provincial health plans? Are there any risks involved with these methods of fertility preservation and how long can eggs and sperm be safely stored?

Written by our medical expert, Dr. William Buckett.  Social egg freezing is when a woman chooses to have some of her eggs frozen, usually before the age of 35, for the purpose of avoiding the decline in fertility that is associated with aging. This is called social egg freezing because the process is being undertaken […]

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Social egg freezing: The reasons some women freeze their eggs

In today’s social climate, there is a trend toward women waiting until their late 30s and early 40s to have children. This trend has been happening even though many women know that their fertility declines as they get older, and that it might be more difficult and take longer to get pregnant the longer they […]

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Information is power: Getting informed about my fertility

My name is Allie and I’m a 34 year old advertising executive. I’ve spent the last several years concentrating on my education and building my career. Although the ad world can be gruelling, with 70 to 80 hour work weeks being the norm, I absolutely love my work. Despite the demands of my job, I […]

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