“Right now my career comes first. Having a baby’s about equal seventh”

Be ready, whenever you’re ready

It may seem like a long way off, but one day you might want to start a family. And even though you probably have other priorities in your life right now, there are steps you can take already.

A woman’s chances of conceiving naturally falls as she gets older and as the quality and number of eggs drops. This website has been created to help you learn about preserving your fertility and, in particular, freezing your eggs. Here, you can learn how the process works, what it costs and how it could help you plan for your future.

Why do some women freeze their eggs?

Women have one or two million follicles containing oocytes (eggs) at birth. They start their reproductive years with approximately five hundred thousand follicles, of which only around five hundred will release eggs during ovulation1. Because of this, the best time for women to have children is before their fertility begins to decline, which is in their early thirties. But that’s simply too soon for many women. Egg freezing offers an option to help you plan for the future.

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“Maybe when I’ve seen a bit more of the world. We’ll see…”

Ready to find out the basics?

Egg freezing is a method of preserving your eggs, so that they can be used in the future. More and more women are considering it as a way of helping to make sure that when they’re ready to start a family, they have the best possible chance of conceiving.

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“My life’s still too up in the air to think about settling down.”

Ready for a bit more detail?

You probably have lots of questions around fertility preservation and egg freezing. Click here to read the most frequently asked questions and find out more about things like how the process works, success rates and costs.

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“I’m not saying never. Ask me again in about 2028.”

Ready to talk to someone?

If you would like to make an appointment to discuss any aspect of fertility preservation, including egg freezing, reach out to your nearest fertility clinic.
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