Egg Freezing Archives - WINFertility

The Stigma of Infertility: Less Shame and More Sharing?

Throughout history people have viewed infertility as shameful and demeaning.  Usually the woman was thought to be at fault if a couple had problems trying to conceive.  Women were usually blamed—or blame themselves—for miscarriages.  People didn’t tell others they were undergoing...
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Fertility Preservation Before Cancer Treatment

Health Insurance May Not Cover the Cost When young people have cancer, their family’s primary focus is to get the treatment they need to save their lives.  That’s the first priority for any cancer patient.  But for people who have not had children, there’s another urge...
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Egg Freezing for Millennials

Pros and Cons of Oocyte Cryopreservation Since egg freezing became a viable reproductive technology, fertility preservation has been a concern for cancer patients, women in their late 30s, and women with a family history of early menopause.  In recent years many high-tech...
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Elective Egg Freezing

For Women Choosing to Delay Childbearing by Daniel E. Stein, MD RMA of New York, a participating provider in the WINFertility Network  For millions of women worldwide, the challenge to remain active in the workplace while maintaining their reproductive potential remains...
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Should You Freeze Your Eggs? Here’s 4 Reasons to Consider.

Do you want to have a baby, but not just yet?  There are some good reasons why you may want to freeze your eggs instead of taking a chance that you’ll be able to get pregnant down the road.  Egg freezing, or oocyte cryopreservation, is a relatively new technique for fertility...
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Let’s Talk About Infertility…

Article Contributed by: Shashwat P. Baxi, MBA Strategic Partner with WINFertilityGenetics For full disclosure, my wife and I have decided to hold off on having children for at least a couple years to be able to develop our relationship as a married couple before introducing a...
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How Egg Freezing Works

How Egg Freezing Works: Should You Do It? Oocyte cryopreservation, or egg freezing, is a hot topic lately in fertility preservation. Women who undergo cancer treatment during their fertile years may lose their fertility from the chemotherapy drugs or from radiation treatment. Egg...
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Delaying Childbirth – The Pros and Cons of Egg Freezing

Many women dream of having a family from the time they are children themselves. But sometimes life’s circumstances disrupt the timetable to start a family when you are young and fertile. Medical conditions, career demands or just not meeting the right partner can delay...
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Eggs and Fertility

Ancient Customs, Modern Fertility Treatments Why did eggs become fertility symbols? Eggs figure in many traditions, both Christian and many others which are more ancient. Probably the origin was in observing birds building nests and laying eggs in the spring. Eggs became...
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