Doctors are being warned not to encourage young women to freeze their eggs as a way to avoid “future regret,” says a just-published article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal that argues egg freezing risks perpetuating expectations that being a mother is central to being a woman.
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Sources and more information
- Social egg freezing: risk, benefits and other considerations, cmaj, April 13, 2015.
- Family doctors important in advising young women on egg freezing for future fertility, eurekalert, 13-APR-2015.
- Doctors warned not to encourage young women to freeze their eggs in new medical journal article, nationalpost, April 14, 2015.
- Egg freezing not a fertility panacea, Metro Canada, April 14, 2015.