Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock It is not only the term itself but also the definition of “advanced age” in connection with the desire to have children which gives rise to numerous discussions. In English speaking countries the term “advanced maternal age” is most commonly used for all women aged 35 or more at the
Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Cutting-edge medical procedures provide women with the opportunity to have some of their oocytes frozen and “stored” as a precautionary measure. This is intended to preserve the positive status quo of their fertility at the time of cryopreservation, which in turn represents an option for achieving a pregnancy using their
Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock “I am frightened – to be more precise – it is almost like a feeling of panic, when I think about the ticking of my biological clock!” “I am going to have ovarian surgery, and I am concerned about the impact this may have on my fertility.” Our experience has
Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Today, women are more highly educated and skilled than in the past. The proportion of women who graduated from high-school has greatly increased and there are more women on the executive floors than 10 years ago. However, there is a downside to this professional commitment: These days, women are postponing
Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Oocyte preservation is an option in modern life- and family planning. Today, physicians are increasingly approached with the request for fertility preservation. More and more women are discovering the benefits of having their oocytes cryopreserved in order to postpone motherhood and have children later in life.