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Early menopause and fertility planning
For most women, menopause occurs between 45 and 55 (on average at 51), but some women find that it appears much earlier than expected, which could potentially throw a wrench into your family planning preferences.
Does weight gain lead to fertility loss?
We all know that carrying too much weight can affect many areas of our health, but research has found that being overweight can also have a significant impact on your fertility.
Exactly how hard is it to get pregnant after age 35?
If you’re trying to start a family, or you hope to have children one day but you’re not currently in a position to do so, you’ve probably had people tell you that you need to start before you’re 35, because once you’re over that age you’ll seriously struggle.
Young Eggs vs. Young Uterus: What’s More Important for IVF Success?
We all know that younger women, as a whole, have an easier time getting pregnant and giving birth to healthy babies. But understanding why that’s the case is more complicated.
Is Freezing Eggs or Freezing Embryos Better for Fertility Preservation?
While right now we have no way of freezing the biological clock, modern technology has given us a type of “snooze button.”
What Happens to Your Eggs as You Get Older?
You’ve probably heard the phrase “The clock is ticking…” so often that it’s nauseating – or at best ultra-cliché. But for women who have bearing children on their radar, the ‘ticking’ feeling can’t be just brushed off as a nothing.
Why I decided to freeze my eggs
Dr Zoe Williams, GP and medical broadcatser, reveals why she made the decision to freeze her eggs.
The Unexpected Freedom That Comes With Freezing Your Eggs
The New York Times magazine explains that egg freezing does not provide fertility insurance, but it can give peace of mind to women who have not yet found the right partner.
A 34-year-old who froze her eggs said it transformed her dating life for the better
When Sarah Richards, a journalist and author, went through the process of freezing her eggs at 32-years-old, she said it changed her dating life for the better.
European Medical Journal Congress Interview with Dr. Sarah Jarvis, MBE
Sarah Jarvis speaks to EMJ on the panel discussion she moderated at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) 2019 congress on ‘The pressures paradox: can egg freezing tune out the tick tock of the biological clock.’
I Am Hannah: Gemma Chan drama examines societal pressure on women By Steven McIntosh
A BBC article on the new drama on Channel 4 about a woman feeling pressure to start family planning.
Our schools need to teach children the benefits of starting a family younge. By Dr Guy Gudex
An opinion piece in New Zealand on educating both women and men earlier on the importance of reproductive health.
Women in UK should be able to store frozen eggs for more than 10 years
Huffington Post discuss the #ExtendTheLimit campaign
Experts discuss the different perspectives on “social egg freezing”
Experts gathered at this year’s European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) 2019 congress to discuss different perspectives on the topic of ‘social egg freezing’ that is gaining more momentum in mainstream European media.