Egg Freezing News for Medical Monday

path-to-fertilityMedical Monday went audio and visual in this taped version of Dr. Mark Leondires from Channel 12. We hear about egg freezing a lot these days, but why? Is it new? Is it different? Why is it such a hot topic now?

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT)'s Medical Director, Dr. Mark Leondires, was interviewed as an expert on egg freezing. He shares what’s new and explains how egg freezing is pertinent to women as a family building decision. Hear him in this video and please, feel free to post questions. We will have him answer any questions that you may have after hearing him speak. He has enough time in this segment to explain many details that you may not have known.

Did it raise a question or two?

How about I start the conversation off with a few. Then chime in with any you may have.

  1. How old do you have to be to freeze your eggs?
  2. How old is too old?
  3. Are there any health risks to freezing your eggs?
  4. What if you never end up using them?

If you prefer not to post questions here, email me at a private, secure email address. FertileYoga@gmail.com.

Thanks Dr. Leondires for sharing your expertise, information and passion on egg freezing. 

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Topics: Medical Mondays, RMACT Doctors, Freezing

Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa has over thirty years of experience in the fertility field. After her personal infertility journey, she felt dissatisfied with the lack of comprehensive services available to support her. She was determined to help others undergoing fertility treatment. Lisa has been with RMACT for eleven years and serves as Patient Advocate and the Strategic Content Lead.

Lisa is the teacher and founder of Fertile Yoga, a program designed to support men and women on their quest for their families through gentle movement and meditation.

Lisa’s true passion is supporting patients getting into treatment, being able to stay in treatment and staying whole and complete throughout the process. Lisa is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, which is helpful in her work with fertility patients.

Her experience also includes working with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Fertility Association (now Path2Parenthood), where she was Educational Coordinator, Conference Director and Assistant Executive Director.

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