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FILM: The Business of Egg Freezing – From Bluster to Best Practice

12 April 2021
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1090

This film documents the Progress Educational Trust (PET) event 'The Business of Egg Freezing: From Bluster to Best Practice', produced in partnership with University College London's EGA Institute for Women's Health.

The event was also sponsored by the British Fertility Society, CooperSurgical, the London Egg Bank, the University of Cambridge's Reproductive Sociology Research Group, Combined Academic Publishers and Reproduction and Fertility (a journal from the Society for Reproduction and Fertility).

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.)

0:00:00 Sarah Norcross
Director, Progress Educational Trust

0:05:25 Rachel Cutting
Director of Compliance and Information, HFEA
0:15:37 Dr Lucy van de Wiel
Research Associate, University of Cambridge
0:27:41 Eileen Burbidge
Founding Partner, Passion Capital
0:38:57 Marcia Inhorn
Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, Yale University
0:51:56 Dr Zeynep Gurtin
Lecturer in Women's Health, University College London

1:06:41 Responses to audience questions and comments

This film was made by Video Production Edinburgh.

In her introduction at the beginning of this film, Sarah Norcross refers to a film of a presentation given by Sharon Jones at an earlier Progress Educational Trust event. That film can be watched on BioNews here.

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