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Have Your Eggs Frozen While Young, Scientists Advise
Single women who have their eggs frozen so they can put off having a family till later in life may be delaying the procedure too long, fertility specialists warn. Freezing offers women the chance to store their eggs while they are still in good condition, but many wait until their late 30s, when the quality of their eggs has started to decline, scientists found. They said women who had their eggs frozen for non-medical reasons were typically aged 37 to 39; however, flaws that accumulate in eggs over time lead to a rapid decrease in fertility over the age of 35.