Would You Freeze Your Eggs If Your Boss Wanted You To? Photo: Shutterstock / The Bump
Vitrification (a new technique for freezing unfertilized eggs) has become a popular thing among career-driven, busy women who aren’t ready to have a baby but want one eventually. It’s so popular in fact, that even bosses are encouraging it! According to Newsweek, news anchor Diane Sawyer sends her hard-working employees (who have a hard time getting away from the office to meet a partner and have kids) to New York University’s Fertility Clinic.
Women have been flocking to the fertility clinic because they aren’t ready to have children yet, but want one, and some are even sent by their well-meaning parents who want to be grandparents one day. This procedure doesn’t come cheap though, it’s around $15,000 for one cycle where 10 to 20 eggs are frozen -- leaving some career-focused women who are on a budget with fewer options.
We think it’s interesting to see where vitrification will be in a few years, with more women working and getting married later, it may become a common option.
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