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Egg Freezing News, Data, etc

Motherhood, Rescheduled

May 21, 2013

I just ordered Sarah E. Richards’ recently published book: “Motherhood, Rescheduled: The New Frontier of Egg Freezing And The Women Who Tried It.”  When I started my egg freezing journey I scoured the web for books on the subject.  Nothing. Nada. Egg freezing was still in its infancy.  Fast forward two years and there are now more than…

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10 Thing You Probably Didn’t Know About Egg Freezing

December 22, 2012

Whew… so you have read and read up on egg freezing and you think you have a fairly good grasp of what is involved in the process.  Hold on!  Here is a list of things you might not know or have considered: Egg Freezing was considered “experimental” by the ASRM until October 2012. Approximately 90%+ eggs survive…

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Acts of God & Frozen Eggs

November 12, 2012

When Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York City early this week it hit the lower portion of Manhattan particularly badly.  NYU Fertility Center, located at 38th Street and First Avenue, was outside of the severe flood zone, but nevertheless lost power on Monday evening. As the basement began to fill with water, the fire department made the…

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ASRM Removes Egg Freezing Experimental Label

October 21, 2012

DID YOU HEAR?  Friday was indeed a historic day for fertility preservation.  Finally, after eight long years, the ASRM has declared egg freezing no longer experimental due to the rates of pregnancies and healthy births being comparable to using fresh eggs.  Those of you who seek statistics and data prior to undergoing egg freezing should sigh a…

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Is Kim Kardashian the new face of egg freezing?

September 17, 2012

At 31, is Kim Kardashian the new face of egg freezing? We all know how age and female fertility are tightly correlated. Peak fertility years are in the twenties and by age 30, about 1/8 of the approximately 2 million eggs a woman is born with remain. This reduction in egg quantity, as well as quality, increases…

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Eggsurance in TIME!

June 5, 2012

 May was an amazing month for Eggsurance! Not only did we officially launch the website, but we also got some incredible press. We are really excited about our new features: Forum & Clinic Reviews.  Forums is a place for you to exchange ideas and insight with other Eggsurance members.  Clinic Reviews were styled after and…

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Estate Planning for Egg Freezing

May 17, 2012

 Carole M. Bass, Partner at Moses & Singer LLP Trusts & Estates practice, has kindly authored this guest blog for Eggsurance on the important topic of estate planning for frozen eggs. It’s been a big month for egg freezing.  One day after reading the front page story in the New York Times  telling how would-be grandparents…

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Waiting is the New Normal

May 14, 2012

Many of you may have read today’s front page article in the NY Times on egg freezing.  Although the article focused on parents subsidizing  egg freezing procedures,  I  believe that the monetary angle is not the only one we should look at. Today’s women are at a cultural and generational crossroads. We have the same career…