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10 Fast Facts about Egg Freezing (Fertility Preservation)

Posted in Egg Freezing, Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Fertility preservation, Cancer, Premature menopause, Premature ovarian failure, Endometriosis, Egg freezing cost March 8, 2018

Are you considering freezing your eggs? Egg freezing has enjoyed a dramatic surge of interest in recent years due to major companies like Facebook and Apple offering to pay for the procedure for interested employees. For many, the idea of freezing one’s eggs for use at a later time is remarkable, providing women with options that did not exist for their mothers and grandmothers. Fertility S…

I Have Premature Ovarian Failure. Do I Need an Egg Donor?

Posted in Egg Donation | Tagged Premature ovarian failure, POF, Egg donation September 12, 2016

Premature ovarian failure (POF), also called primary ovarian insufficiency or premature menopause, occurs when ovaries fail to function properly in women under 40 years of age. A woman diagnosed with POF experiences infertility because her ovaries no longer release eggs regularly or produce the amount of estrogen needed to conceive naturally. How do I know if I have premature ovarian failure? …