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FILM: #ExtendTheLimit presentation by Baroness Ruth Deech

4 October 2021
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1115

As the UK Government announces its intention to extend gamete and embryo storage limits (see BioNews 1111), watch this presentation on the topic by Baroness Ruth Deech, at the recent Progress Educational Trust event '#ExtendTheLimit: What Now For Egg Freezing?'.

A film of the full event will be made available on BioNews in due course. In the meantime, please help to keep up the pressure on the Government, by signing and sharing our online petition at

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

25 October 2021 - by BioNews 
This film documents a Progress Educational Trust event about the future of egg freezing, in light of the UK Government's announcement that it intends to extend gamete and embryo storage limits...
4 October 2021 - by Eleri Williams 
To the relief of many patients and those working in the IVF sector, the Department of Health and Social Care announced on 6 September 2021 that the storage limit for embryos and gametes would be extended from ten years to a maximum of 55 years with a renewal every ten-years...
4 October 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud 
Following the #ExtendTheLimit campaign and petition led by the Progress Educational Trust, the UK Government announced proposals to increase the time limit on storage of frozen eggs, sperm and embryos from ten years to a renewable ten year limit capped at a maximum of 55 years, irrespective of medical need...
13 September 2021 - by BioNews 
As the UK Government announces its intention to extend gamete and embryo storage limits, watch this short film about the campaign that led to this announcement – the #ExtendTheLimit campaign, led by the Progress Educational Trust...
13 September 2021 - by Dr Kylie Baldwin 
After several years of campaigning to #extendthelimit on the storage period of eggs frozen for social reasons, I like many welcomed the recent government announcement to change the maximum storage time from ten years to a maximum of 55 years...
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...
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