New statistics show that egg freezing is the fastest growing fertility treatment. We speak to Giles Palmer, Senior Embryologist and Business and Quality Manager at the LWC Cardiff to understand why egg freezing has increased in popularity.
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Why has egg freezing increased in popularity?
Frozen eggs 'are fastest fertility trend'
What Comes First: the Career or the Egg?
How egg-sharing helps women start a family
Recently there have been stories in the news about egg-freezing, which cause people to question the ethical validity of women sharing their eggs – in other words, donating them to women in need.
BBC egg freezing report from the LWC
Why might I need support during egg freezing?
Is freezing your eggs to delay a family a good idea?
Professor Nick Macklon, Medical Director of the London Women's Clinic, discusses the increase in women freezing their eggs as a "Plan B" on Sky News
The social pioneers of egg freezing are facing tough choices
Dr Zeynep Gurtin, Venessa Smith and Dr Kamal Ahuja of the London Women's Clinic discuss the ethical and social aspects of egg freezing and the concerns regarding the 10 year storage limit for frozen eggs.
The main reason women freeze their eggs, study reveals
The findings from a study by Yale University presented at the ESHRE conference in Barcelona reveal that women freeze their eggs due to a "lack of stable partners".