In this age and times, women are in the forefront at their carriers. Many multinational companies have supported the wide inclusion and encouraged female recruitments. Gender diversity is the norm in corporate setups.
The peak age of rise in carriers is 30-40 years of age. During this time family commitments pregnancy and childbirth are the important aspects which also have to be catered to.
Initial years of carrier building are the times when there is struggle, sometimes finding the right interest and getting the hang of the ropes of the trade takes time. By 35-37 the job profile is relatively steady and the vision ahead is clearer.
On the other hand, are women with luminary personalities having a star presence for whom pregnancy at the right time would be a big break in their carriers and hence the need for delay in pregnancy.
The third category are those who wish to have their own offspring, but have yet not found a compatible partner. It’s not easy finding a perfect match!
For a woman, her egg reserve is a limited pool which diminishes as the age increases. After the age of 36 the number and quality of eggs reduces. The chances of conception even with fertility treatment is then a challenge. Success of IVF depends on good quality embryos and an important determinant is the eggs of the female partner.
A tool which is now available to preserve fertility and have the liberty to choose when you wish to nurture motherhood is now available. Egg freezing is a boon which will help women to preserve their fertility and enjoy motherhood once life settles down. This process consists of taking hormonal medications for stimulating the ovary to help development of multiple eggs (oocytes). These are then collected under short anesthesia by needle aspiration through vagina. The eggs are processed and then stored in liquid nitrogen below -170 o C. They will remain in the same condition if the adequate conditions are maintained. Later when one is desirous of pregnancy they can be thawed and fertilized with partners sperm and resulting baby (embryo) can be transferred into the woman’s womb. Not only the chances of pregnancy improve but also risk of abnormalities in the child with advancing age will be drastically low.
As much as it is important to let everyone thrive and perform to their highest potential, family and procreation are important aspects of the life of a woman. Egg freezing is boon and an available tool in the armamentarium of a female to achieve her desires.