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Keeping your Eggs on Ice

More and more women are choosing to freeze their eggs in their twenties as a hedge against infertility later in life - but is it all just a big waste of money?

More and more women are choosing to freeze their eggs in their twenties - but is it all just a big waste of money?

Manuela Saragosa speaks to Jennifer Lannon, who paid thousands of dollars at the age of 26 to preserve her eggs as a hedge against infertility later in life. But are the companies that offer this service - sometimes at special cocktail parties - just exploiting women's anxieties?

Patrizio Pasquale is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Yale is a sceptic. But Gina Bartasi, founder of the US fertility business Kindbody, says it's all about female empowerment and overcoming the patriarchy.

(Picture: Liquid nitrogen tank at a fertility clinic; Credit: SUPERFROYD/Getty Images)

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Thu 31 Jan 2019 13:32GMT

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