Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Frozen Eggs On The Rise

This is a really interesting article about how single women in their late thirties and early forties are dealing with their ticking biological clocks.  These women do not have a current partner to have a baby with, and they know that they are running out of time as far as the quality of their eggs are concerned.  Egg freezing is now a viable option, however it unfortunately has much better results if the eggs are frozen when a woman is in her twenties, not her late thirties or early forties.  The irony is, most women at age 25 are not thinking about the possiblility of being 40 without a partner and wanting a baby at that time.  Read more...

A new fertility gamble for women
International Herald Tribune,?France?- 20 hours ago
Older women face higher risks of miscarriage, infertility , and chromosomal defects, apparently because egg quality declines. Using eggs from younger donors ...


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