The legislation surrounding gamete freezing is complicated and difficult to comprehend, even for people with law degrees. The Progress Educational Trust's latest event 'Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos', held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, set out to explore the current state of play.
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Although cancer doctors know it’s important to talk about fertility concerns with young women patients, they may feel uncomfortable and unprepared to discuss the issue, a study in Canada suggests.
Book Review: Egg Freezing, Fertility and Reproductive Choice – Negotiating Responsibility, Hope and Modern Motherhood
Over the last decade the number of women who have opted to freeze their eggs for social reasons has risen exponentially. Nevertheless, there is still much to learn about why women decide to freeze their eggs, how they perceive the risks and benefits of this reproductive option, and what effect egg freezing has on the subsequent life trajectory of these women and society in general.
Appeared in BioNews 1023
Young people with cancer are potentially being robbed of the ability to have children as important information around fertility is not being communicated at the earliest opportunity says the cancer charity, Teenage Cancer Trust
The Sista Collective is the 'BBC's first homegrown podcast led and hosted by black British women'. This podcast was created by Jessie Aru-Phillips who is a journalist for BBC Radio 5 Live with hopes of exploring what it means to be a woman of colour living in the UK today.
Appeared in BioNews 1007, 22 July 2019
Record numbers of single women and same-sex couples are using IVF and donor insemination with the fertility treatments becoming more popular than ever, data suggests.A new report from the Human...