Freezing Your Eggs Is Not a Pregnancy Guarantee

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You’ve probably seen reports in the news about hot young celebrities freezing their eggs as a sort of insurance policy — if they don’t meet the right partner by the time they hit their 40s, they’ll still have the option to get pregnant by simply thawing their eggs and adding donor sperm.

While that sounds great in theory, their expectations may not be realistic. In fact, the “egg freezing parties” that are popping up all over the country, encouraging women to delay childbearing and prolong their fertility, may actually give some women false hope.

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