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FILM: Frozen Fertility – The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos (Part 2)

FILM: Frozen Fertility – The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of films documenting the recent event 'Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos', produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) in partnership with the Scottish Government.

The film features a presentation by Dr Melanie Davies, chair of Fertility Preservation UK.

Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos

Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos

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.

Book Review: Egg Freezing, Fertility and Reproductive Choice – Negotiating Responsibility, Hope and Modern Motherhood

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