Everything you need to know about egg freezing . . . because your most productive years coincide with your most reproductive years.
“I have plenty of time to think about having kids . . .” “I’ve always liked the idea of having kids, but I never met the right partner . . . ” “Can’t I freeze my eggs later . . . ?”
Eggs Unscrambled is the girlfriend’s guide to everything you need to know about your reproductive options, especially the groundbreaking technology that has revolutionized the modern woman’s life: oocyte cryopreservation. With the help of NYU Langone Fertility Center’s Dr. Nicole Noyes and Dr. Sarah Druckenmiller, Fischer debunks common misconceptions about fertility, offers no-nonsense details of the egg freezing process, and lays out a real plan to help you make important life-changing decisions in an informed way.
THE TRUTH: —The number of eggs in a woman’s ovaries peaks while she is still in the womb, and it is all downhill from there! —Women only spend about twelve minutes every year talking to their gynecologists. —Men have a biological clock, too.
THE LIES: —Getting pregnant is easy. —Prince Charming will come, one day. —You have all the time in the world—even into your forties—to get pregnant.
THE ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS: —At what age should you start considering egg freezing? —Are you willing to be a single mom? —Can you afford the expensive procedure?