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Pressing Pause: We Should Applaud Facebook and Apple For Paying Women To Freeze Their Eggs

Anushay Hossain | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Anushay Hossain

Facebook and Apple, for what it is worth, are trying to help their female employees by offering them a choice. It is not perfect, it will not help all women, but it is something huge that they are trying, and for that in itself both companies should be applauded.

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.

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?

10 Questions for a Fertility Specialist

LearnVest | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
LearnVest

Walking into your specialist's office empowered with questions to ask is my first piece of advice -- and not necessary questions culled from random blogs or chat rooms that can sometimes heighten the hysteria surrounding infertility.

WATCH: What Goes Into A Woman's Decision To Freeze Her Eggs

Posted 05.22.2013 | Parents

When and why should a woman decide to freeze her eggs? Sarah Elizabeth Richards, author of the recent book Motherhood, Rescheduled, and Dr. Nicole ...

Iman: Why My Daughter's Unexpected Announcement Left Me Thrilled

Iman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Fifty
Iman

In my opinion, there's always been an expectation that because of biological determination, women are naturally supposed to forgo some of their own dream and ambitions for the sake of childrearing because the ol' clock is ticking.

How Cancer In My Early 20s Almost Cost Me My Fertility -- Almost

Ashbey Riley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Women
Ashbey Riley

I learned that if I'm grateful to be here, I have to accept the consequences of what it took to save me.

My First Time in a Fertility Clinic

Selvaggia | Posted 08.05.2012 | Women
Selvaggia

I'm not ready to be a mother, but I do not want to wake up one day and regret having played or let someone else play with my right to motherhood.

This Website Encourages Women To Freeze Their Eggs

TIME Healthland | Posted 06.01.2012 | Women

Brigitte Adams has chosen baby names for her future son or daughter. She's already got a copy of Goodnight Moon to read to her unborn child. But that ...

The Question I Want Everyone to Stop Asking

Selvaggia | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women
Selvaggia

In my imagination, I always thought having a biological child or adopting one would equally fulfill the mother in me. Or at least that is what I thought until a few weeks ago.