Perceptions of egg freezing for fertility preservation

Egg freezing for fertility preservation is relatively new and there is not a lot of information available about how women perceive this technology. This information will help doctors counsel their patients on the wisdom of pursuing this procedure in the context of their lives. It can also help others make the decision to consider fertility preservation at an age when …

Older Moms May Live Longer

A new study shows that women who start having children later in life may live longer.  This study, which was recently published in the American Journal of Public Health, showed that women who were older than 25 when they first gave birth were 11% more likely to live to age 90.  Over 20,000 women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative …

More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs. Should They?

In 2012, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine decided egg freezing was no longer an experimental procedure. That opened the door for clinics to market it to women who don’t have a medical reason to do it but are simply worried about their declining fertility — what’s being dubbed as “social” egg freezing.

John Robertson, a professor of law and …

Then: Tupperware parties Now: Egg Freezing parties

According to a November 11 article in the Washington Post there is a new trend in marketing parties: egg freezing parties.

They started in New York and now a reproductive endocrinologist in San Francisco wants to make “egg-freezing parties” — a recent trend at expensive New York bars — a thing in San Francisco, too. Women who attend her parties …

Can women depend on frozen eggs?

Not according to an op-ed piece in the New York Times October 16th edition.

It seems that every time a new advance is made in reproductive medicine there is someone to bash it by looking at it from the perspective of the glass being half empty rather than half full.

In this case Sarah Elizabeth Richards who wrote a book …

Dr. Carrie Wambach joins Reproductive Partners

Reproductive Partners Medical Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Dr. Carrie Wambach has joined us. She will work primarily in the Beverly Hills office.

University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, M.D.
University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science & Arts, B. S.

Dr. Wambach completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, followed by a three-year fellowship specializing …