No longer labeled experimental, fertility experts are reporting a surge in healthy women choosing to freeze their eggs for the future – allowing them time to focus on life goals, like finding a partner, finishing school, or straightening out finances.
Such was the case of 34-year-old Melanie Bradshaw, whose walk down the aisle ended in divorce. “I didn’t want to give up that dream of still having that family and having the kids and everything,” said Bradshaw. So she underwent a procedure to harvest and freeze her eggs, while continuing to search for Mr. Right.
“I think that it’s taken the pressure off of my shoulders, and it allows me to go and date and meet people,” said Bradshaw. Click here to read the full story by Elizabeth Vowell.