Category Archives: fertility

freezing eggs that are already past their sell-by date

Lord knows I can empathize with the sentiment that drives the middle-aged parents featured in yesterday’s New York Times story : “So Eager for Grandchildren, They’re Paying the Egg-Freezing Clinic.” I, too, am eager for grandchildren: 58 years old, with two grown … Continue reading

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a new source of fresh eggs?

When I read about scientists from Harvard reporting last week in Nature Medicine that human ovaries contain stem cells that can grow eggs from scratch, I thought again about the chapter in Twentysomething about baby-making. (Seems like I have baby-making … Continue reading

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