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Discussing egg freezing

egg freezing

Join us as we listen in on a discussion between a group of MSc students at UCL’s Institute for Women’s Health. They have been asked to discuss the pros and cons of egg freezing from their point of view.

The students raise a number of questions with regard to egg freezing – Who should pay for egg freezing? How do different families respond? Should companies be funding egg freezing, and if so, what might the effect be on an employee’s prospects? What alternatives would there be?

The views on this topic are highly personal and, to a large extent, influenced by a person background and values. This discussion brings out how individual the choices around reproduction can be, and also who technology is changing the range of options for many young people today.

For discussion: What do you think? Is social egg freezing a technology that increases the range of reproductive choices available to women (and, by extension, men). Please share your own perspective as part of this discussion.

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