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I’m 34, single and seriously considering freezing my eggs. But recently I read an article that cited the results of a 2013 study published in Fertility and Sterility reporting a 77% failure rate for women aged 30, and a 91% failure rate for women aged 40 using frozen eggs. Based on these stats, do you think it’s worth it for me to freeze my eggs?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Stephen Hudson, Director of the Victoria Fertility Centre in British Columbia, Canada. This is a very important question and I think one on the minds of many women. As an introduction to answering this question, I will first explain the history behind egg freezing. Traditionally, the technology used for […]

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9 out of 10 women say they’d consider freezing their eggs to pursue their careers or find a partner

A new study conducted in the UK suggests that 9 out of 10 of women would consider freezing their eggs in order to pursue their careers or find the right partner, before becoming a parent. The study was led by Dr. Camille Lallemant, at Prince Anne Hospital in Southampton. The research team surveyed 973 women […]

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New hope for the future fertility of women undergoing breast cancer treatment

Results of a new clinical trial suggest that goserelin, a well-established hormonal drug commonly used to treat endometriosis, significantly reduces the risk of early menopause for women who are undergoing treatment for breast cancer and increases their likelihood of pregnancy. Goserelin is a hormone similar to the one normally released by the hypothalamus gland in […]

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