Could freezing eggs be the answer for the working woman who still wants kids?
For Sabrina Matthews* of New York, N.Y., freezing her eggs wasn't on her radar. At 33, the consummate over-achiever and valedictorian of her high school has a successful career, owns two properties and the resources to travel the world. "Freezing my eggs seemed like an act of desperation, and I thought I had the rest of my 30s to meet someone, get married and then have kids, " she says. "It isn't that I made a conscious choice to focus on my career over meeting someone; I always believed that I would meet him along the way."
But that hasn't happened yet. So Matthews now finds herself bombarded with messages about her dwindling fertility from concerned friends and testimonials from powerful career women warning her that she cannot, in fact, "have it all." She says, "I'm considering freezing my eggs because it feels like it gives me some control back and takes some pressure off me to find someone 'before it's too late.' "
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