Help others to be mothers - please sign and share the Progress Educational Trust's petition, calling on the UK Government to #ExtendTheLimit on social egg freezing
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FILM: Frozen Fertility - The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos (Part 1)

9 March 2020
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1038

This is the first in a series of films documenting the recent event 'Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos', produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) in partnership with the Scottish Government.

The film features opening introductions by:

  • Sarah Norcross (director of PET, and commissioning editor of BioNews)
  • Professor Allan Pacey (trustee at PET, and head of oncology and metabolism at the University of Sheffield)

If you are interested in this topic, please consider signing and sharing PET's #ExtendTheLimit petition, calling for an extension to the 10-year storage limit for eggs frozen for non-medical reasons.

(If you cannot see the film below, click here to view it.)

This film was made by Video Production Edinburgh.

27 March 2020 - by BioNews 
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2 March 2020 - by Emma Lamb 
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24 February 2020 - by Professor Geeta Nargund 
As the Medical Director of CREATE Fertility and long-term campaigner for gender equality and women's reproductive choices, I listened with earnest when Caroline Dinenage, former Health Minister, made the long overdue announcement last week that the Government will be reconsidering the current ten-year storage limit on eggs, sperm, and embryos frozen for non-medical purposes...
24 February 2020 - by Natalie Gamble 
The Government has launched a public consultation (open until 5 May 2020) on whether the UK's maximum storage periods for eggs, sperm and embryos should be reviewed...
17 February 2020 - by Christina Burke 
The UK government has launched a public consultation on whether to change the ten-year storage limit on frozen eggs, sperm, and embryos...
27 January 2020 - by Annabel Slater 
The legislation surrounding gamete freezing is complicated and difficult to comprehend, even for people with law degrees. The Progress Educational Trust's latest event 'Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos', held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, set out to explore the current state of play...
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