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5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Egg Freezing

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/23/2014 08:19 AM EDT on LiveScience The announcement that Apple and Facebook will cove...

It's About More Than Just Freezing Eggs...

Gail Becker | Posted 10.23.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

Ensuring that employers foster an environment where parents can achieve career success without compromising the needs of their family should be all of our focuses.

Apple and Facebook Cover Egg Freezing Costs: Why Is This a Controversy?

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
MeiMei Fox

In my humble opinion, this condemnation of the egg freezing benefit is cynical and ridiculous. Why can't we just be grateful for companies wanting to offer coverage of an expensive out-of-pocket healthcare procedure and, even more importantly, provide women with more options about what to do with their bodies?

Jillian Berman

Why You Should Be Wary Of Egg Freezing As A Ticket To 'Having It All'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business

Despite all of the hype, egg freezing isn't a fool-proof plan for women hoping to stave off motherhood while they climb the corporate ladder. The m...

Egg Freezing (for Heaven's Sake!)

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Jaleh Bisharat

Overall, what message are these companies sending young women? That they *could* have waited? That biotechnology, in its endless wonder, now makes it possible to squeeze out a few more years of loyal work before bringing a tiny new person into this world?

In 2014, Companies Are Still Asking Their Employees to Choose Between Work and Family

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Allison O'Kelly

It saddens me that in 2014, two of our most progressive and influential companies, Apple and Facebook, have decided to send the message to their female employees to delay childbirth to get ahead.

Dear Facebook, Please Don't Tell Women to Lean In to Egg Freezing

Jessica Cussins | Posted 10.16.2014 | Technology
Jessica Cussins

What we need are family-friendly workplace policies, not giveaways that will encourage women to undergo invasive procedures in order to squeeze out more work for their beloved company under the guise of "empowerment."

Facebook And Apple Will Pay For Women To Harvest And Freeze Their Eggs

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women

Apparently, Facebook and Apple want to be on more than just the cutting edge of consumer technology. In January, Apple will join Facebook as one of...

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Egg-Freezing

Dr. Angeline Beltsos | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Dr. Angeline Beltsos

If you are thinking about fertility preservation and whether it is right for you, you are already way ahead of the game. Knowledge is power, and understanding your body and fertility potential is critical in making educated choices for your future.

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 08.31.2014 | 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...