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Frozen egg banks – A “paradigm shift” for the fertility industry?

| November 5, 2012
fertility eggs
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While a few companies have been offering frozen eggs for non-medical purposes for years, advertising has recently kicked into high gear. The spread of large frozen egg banks could change the experience, and potentially the quality, of egg donation.If commercial dynamics encourage egg retrieval, like surrogacy, to become a cross-border arrangement, the risks of exploitation could dramatically increase.

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