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Have you ever frozen your eggs to help you have a baby or are you considering freezing your eggs to have a family in the future? The Sunday Times Magazine is researching an in-depth feature on egg freezing and in particular the issue of social egg freezing.
They are looking for women who would like to share their inspiring stories with their readers. The Sunday Times Magazine is a high quality publication. Serena from the Magazine says ‘anyone who chooses to speak to us will do so on their own terms, and you would be able to ensure your story was told your way.’
Leading Fertility expert Dr Gillian Lockwood says that women are still leaving it to late to try and have a baby.
Dr Lockwood has suggested that Egg freezing should be every father’s graduation present to his daughter. Dr Lockwood, of the Midland Fertility Centre, where half of Britain’s babies conceived from frozen eggs originated, said young women are still not getting the message about infertility.
The age-specific blood levels of the Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) can predict when women will reach menopause. This makes family planning easier, say fertility researchers from the University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands. Their findings were published online May 26 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Preserving embryos by freezing has become commonplace in fertility treatment to allow women to attempt multiple cycles without repeatedly creating new embryos.
Now scientists have announced that a baby boy was born in May to a 42-year-old woman after being adopted as an embryo from a couple who created it 20 years ago.
Previously the oldest successful frozen embryo was 13 years old.
The couple who created the embryo had completed their own family through IVF and anonymously offered their remaining frozen embryos to other couples.
Eggs: Interesting update out of Spain -
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Frozen eggs can be just as effective as fresh eggs for women trying to become pregnant through egg donation, new research suggests.
Women who were implanted with frozen eggs at a Spanish infertility clinic got pregnant at virtually the same rate as women implanted with fresh eggs, the researchers report in the journal Human Reproduction.
Next month, during a rare break from her frenetic career as a violinist, Linzi Stoppard will begin the gruelling preparations required to have her eggs frozen.
Daily hormone injections will shut down her ovaries. Then, further injections will cause what is known as 'hyper-ovulation'. Instead of producing one or two mature follicles - fluid-filled sacs located inside the ovaries - she will produce dozens.
Failure to find 'Mr Right' is driving growing numbers of older women to put motherhood on ice.
Women in their 30s and 40s, who once would have settled for second best, are freezing their eggs while they continue their search for a man who is father material, British fertility doctors have revealed.
Their plight echoes that of radio presenter and model Lisa Snowdon who recently revealed her worries that she is part of a growing female phenomenon of SAS: single, attractive and successful women who have everything except for a partner.