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FILM: Egg Freezing – Stopping the Clock

13 September 2021
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1112

As the UK Government announces its intention to extend gamete and embryo storage limits (see BioNews 1111), watch this short film by Athena Productions about the campaign that led to this announcement – the #ExtendTheLimit campaign led by the Progress Educational Trust (PET), the charity that publishes BioNews.

Interviewees featured in the film include Sarah Norcross (director of PET) and Baroness Ruth Deech, who recently asked the Government to introduce an immediate moratorium on the destruction of eggs that reach the ten-year limit before the law is changed.

The future of egg freezing will also be discussed on Tuesday 28 September, at the Progress Educational Trust's free-to-attend online event '#ExtendTheLimit: What Now For Egg Freezing?'. To attend/participate via the web, please register here.

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

6 September 2021 - by Sarah Norcross 
We at the Progress Educational Trust are delighted that our #ExtendTheLimit campaign, to extend the ten-year storage limit for eggs frozen for non-medical or 'social' reasons, has succeeded – insofar as it now has Government backing...
6 September 2021 - by Jen Willows 
The UK government has announced that the ten-year limit on keeping frozen eggs, sperm and embryos will be scrapped...
21 June 2021 - by Sarah Norcross 
The Progress Educational Trust draws the attention of the UK government to five areas of fertility treatment which have far-reaching consequences for the health of women...
12 April 2021 - by BioNews 
This film documents a Progress Educational Trust event about how egg freezing relates to patient interests and business interests...
15 March 2021 - by Dr Ëlo Luik 
The Progress Educational Trust (PET)'s most recent online event concentrated on how egg freezing relates to the interests of patients and businesses...
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