I froze my eggs to have family but archaic laws mean I’m about to lose my only chance
Women should have the right to choose when to have children.
But the ‘ticking clock’ of fertility can be a massive source of anxiety, pushing women to have children before they are ready or have found the right partner.
About 10 years ago I decided to take control over these feelings by freezing some of my eggs. I did not take the decision lightly, but it was a huge relief to know that I would have the option available to me at some future point to use my own eggs in IVF, if I needed to.
Egg freezing, or ‘vitrification’, is a fertility treatment that has been growing in popularity over the... read more
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