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Freezing Eggs and Delaying Fertility: Law, Ethics and Society

*Watch Online/In person*: With the development of new vitrification techniques, egg freezing has become a viable option for women to protect and extend their fertility. Being able to control when to have children can help achieve life-goals. But there are downsides. This lecture explains the science of fertility and egg freezing, the impact of child-bearing and rearing on women’s educational and employment prospects, and outlines the law on freezing eggs.

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Professor Imogen Goold is Associate Professor, Faculty of Law at University of Oxford and Fellow of St Anne’s College. In 2021, Imogen was appointed Visiting Gresham Professor of Medical Law.


Gresham College Barnard's Inn Hall Holborn EC1N 5HN

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