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Egg Freezing

Chasing Fatherhood: What Infertility Feels Like to Me

Seleni Institute | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Seleni Institute

I remind myself that my job is to protect our love. I must steady her drop into hopelessness. I hold her as she sobs, saving the pep talk for another day. I tell her that we can remain in the ache of this disaster for however long it takes.

Amanda Duberman

I Went To An Egg Freezing Cocktail Party. Here's What I Learned.

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Duberman | Posted 08.22.2014 | Women

It's not unusual for a single woman in Manhattan to shell out $45 at a boutique hotel for a few cocktails and paltry appetizer. It's a little less com...

Chill Out and Play the Field

Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo

In terms of having all of the time in the world, please think of me as the "Ghost of Infertility Future." I'm wearing a dark cloak pointing at your age.

What Is Egg Freezing and Why Have You Been Hearing So Much About It?

Stephanie Beall, MD, PhD | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women
Stephanie Beall, MD, PhD

It seems as if more and more women in their 20s to mid-30s are talking more openly about their desire to have children with one caveat: not now.

Egg Freezing: The Key to Motherhood at Any Age?

Kathryn Knight | Posted 05.12.2014 | Women
Kathryn Knight

Between the ages of 36 and 38, Sarah underwent eight separate procedures to freeze her eggs, and she now has 70 stashed away. The eggs, she believes, are her key to motherhood, whatever her age.

Why I Decided To Freeze My Eggs At 37

Cara E. Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Cara E. Jones

After years of traveling, figuring out who I was and intermittent stretches of dating unavailable men, I hit 37 wondering where the time went. As a fellow single friend put it "It's as if I forgot to set the alarm on my biological clock and slept through my 30s." I woke up in a panic. What if I missed my chance to have a family?

Egg Freezing for Later Pregnancy in Perimenopause or Early Menopause

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Sometimes fertility and menopause clash when a woman has not had a baby and is either still looking for a partner or requires treatment that propels her suddenly into menopause.

Is Freezing Eggs the Only Solution for Women in Leadership?

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Tom J. Hidvegi

Restless talks with my female friends in leadership positions in their 40's always came down to one key question: motherhood? They all wished someone ...

Why I Wish I Had Told My Friends To Freeze Their Eggs

Sarah Elizabeth Richards | Posted 11.06.2013 | Women
Sarah Elizabeth Richards

I put fertility in the same category as weight: Just as no one wants to be told they could lose a few pounds, I assumed they didn't want to hear about how they could save a few eggs.

The Agony of the Undecided: Does Egg Freezing Help Women Know if They Want Kids?

Sarah Elizabeth Richards | Posted 10.08.2013 | Women
Sarah Elizabeth Richards

More and more women are seeking refuge in the freezer. It's nice in the world of "Maybe someday. Just not now." But we all know that the respite from the biological clock is temporary.

Is This One Way Women Can 'Have It All'?

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.16.2013 | Women

It appears there may be a viable, satisfying option for women looking to delay motherhood: egg freezing. A new study presented on July 9th at the ...

WATCH: 'I Froze My Eggs'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women

Would you spend $50,000 to preserve the option of having kids? Sarah Elizabeth Richards, author of "Motherhood, Rescheduled," joined Dena Takruri o...

5 Ways To Make Infertility Treatment Less Stressful

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.12.2013 | Women
MeiMei Fox

Isn't it ironic that as we age, for many women, getting pregnant transforms from being our greatest fear into our most burning desire? Having a baby seems like the easiest thing in the world... Until you really, really want it and find that you can't.

Egg Freezing Gets New Stamp Of Approval

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women

WASHINGTON — Freezing human eggs can be successful in treating infertility – but guidelines issued Friday still urge caution for women hop...

Mom To Daughters: You're Too Old To Freeze Your Eggs

parenting.blogs.nytimes.com | Robin Marantz Henig and Samantha Henig | Posted 05.16.2012 | Women

Robin: Oh, how well I understand the sentiment driving the middle-aged parents featured in yesterday’s New York Times story: “So Eager for Grandch...

POLL: Would You Let Your Parents Pay For You To Freeze Your Eggs?

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Women

There are a lot of reasons not to freeze your eggs. It involves shooting yourself up with loads of hormones. Your chances of success are greatest if y...

Would You Freeze Your Ovaries?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.24.2012 | Women

"Would you freeze your ovaries to delay your biological clock? Not your eggs, your ovaries. A procedure that is already available in the United States is poised to become available to British women within the next six months."

Why I Froze My Eggs

Posted 03.12.2012 | Women

Anonymous | The Daily Muse I come home to my apartment after work to an unlikely scene: boxes of fertility drugs strewn everywhere and a biohazard ...

What Not to Say to Single Women Who Long to Be Moms

Melanie Notkin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

We all know that going through infertility treatments can be incredibly challenging for couples. But single women who yearn to be mothers go through their own heartache.

The Marriage and Motherhood Myths

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 01.01.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

I'm not saying that we don't -- or shouldn't -- want love and marriage and a baby carriage. But if we don't, the cultural forces at work sure do their best to change our minds.

Freezing My Eggs: What's Love Got to do With It? (Part 5 of 5)

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.06.2011 | Women
MeiMei Fox

This process has forced me to confront my lingering self-doubts: 'What's wrong with me? I'm a loser for being 37 and childless and alone.'

Freezing My Eggs: 18 Buns in the Icebox

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.15.2011 | Women
MeiMei Fox

I started telling everyone how easy this all was. Even the injections -- not so bad. Just a pinprick. Retrieval, no problem.

Freezing My Eggs: The Next Step

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.03.2011 | Women
MeiMei Fox

I've never tried heroine, so the idea of shooting up makes me nervous.

The Life Out Loud: Freezing My Eggs (Part 2 of 5)

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.02.2011 | Women
MeiMei Fox

I've been feeling simultaneously empowered, a bit fearful, and saddened by the egg freezing process. I want to do this because it is one way in which I can take control of a situation that is otherwise in the hands of fate.

The Life Out Loud: Freezing My Eggs (Part 1 of 5)

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.25.2011 | Women
MeiMei Fox

This morning, a FedEx box arrived containing $3,300 worth of medications. And so begins the process of freezing (hopefully without scrambling) my eggs.