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Egg-freezing goes mainstream with better technology

| | September 26, 2013
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The debate over egg-freezing is heating up as more and more young, healthy women are looking at options that postpone parenthood. The latest technology is trying to keep up with the demand.

After a walk down the aisle ended in divorce, 34-year-old Melanie Bradshaw walked into a fertility clinic. “I didn’t want to give up that dream of still having that family and having the kids and everything,” said Melanie.

So Melanie underwent a procedure to harvest and freeze her eggs while continuing to search for “Mr. Right.”No longer labeled “experimental,” egg-freezing has gone mainstream. Fertility experts across the country report a surge in healthy women choosing to put their eggs on ice, hoping to preserve their fertility for the future.

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