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Reproductive technology and the life course: current debates and research in social egg freezing
(Taylor and Francis, 2014)
While there are currently few confirmed births from previously frozen eggs in the UK, the improved outcomes of new technologies of vitrification and intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) have led to the marketing of egg ...
Oocyte cryopreservation for social reasons: demographic profile and disposal intentions of UK users
A small number of studies from the USA and Europe have provided some data on the profile and characteristics of women who have undergone oocyte cryopreservation for what has been termed elective, social or non-medical ...
Running out of time: Exploring women’s motivations for social egg freezing
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-04-12)
Objective: Few qualitative studies have explored women’s use of social egg freezing. Derived from an interview study of 31 participants, this paper explores the motivations of women using this technology. Methods: ...