Is Company-Paid Egg Freezing Good for Women?

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“Increasingly, we are seeing large companies in the Bay Area offering very comprehensive fertility coverage and support for new parents,” says RSCBA’s own Dr. Sara Reid in Is Company-Paid Egg Freezing Good for Women?  “I see egg freezing as a natural extension of these benefits. Just as benefits like paid maternity leave or coverage of fertility treatments benefit those women who choose to start a family now, offering to pay for egg freezing supports those women who choose to wait.”

Dr. Reid says that a woman’s peak fertility years often overlap with the period of time when she’s working most intensively on her career. For many women like writer Sarah Elizabeth Richards, author of Motherhood Rescheduled and an egg freezer herself, it’s an insurance policy for women who haven’t met “Mr. Right.”

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