Transcript for Girls ought to obtain extra counseling earlier than deciding to freeze their eggs: Research
Thousand to that “Gma” well being alert for ladies attempting to get pregnant. A brand new report reveals extra girls are freezing their eggs however they will not be getting all of the counseling and knowledge they want about dangers. Our chief medical affiliate Dr. Jennifer Ashton is right here and looks like it will make sense. It’s a multifactorial downside. Once they go for egg freezing, the entire idea for one thing down the highway possibly a 12 months, possibly ten 12 months, possibly extra down the highway so it is comprehensible in case you simply suppose proper now within the current, that you must suppose long run as a result of even in case you’re utilizing a 25-year-old egg, if a 40-year-old girl is carrying that being pregnant we all know that there are dangers like preterm supply, low beginning weight. Pre-eclamps pre-eclampsia. Does not imply it will occur however that you must find out about it and speaks to a bigger challenge right here, robin. I believe there’s a huge disaster in well being literacy on the whole and particularly in girls’s well being literacy so all of us must do higher within the medical occupation and lay public and wish to coach them as a lot as doable. Let’s do it now and requested in regards to the details and requested viewers. We requested questions on ivf. The primary one, ivf or egg freezing produces a child 100% of the time. Our viewers stated 6%, true. 94% false. Good. We now have very properly knowledgeable viewers and, after all, the right reply is fake, it does not. So it provides you higher probabilities however it’s not a assure and loads of occasions in our movie star tradition we’re seeing girls of their 50s giving beginning not realizing that many occasions they’re utilizing a donor egg and/or a surrogate so about managing these expectations. A pair extra. Male elements contribute to infertility in 10% of instances. Our viewers stated 50% — 57% true, 43% false. That reply is fake. Male issue infertility is at play 40% of the time. It is virtually a fair cut up. It takes two. I knew you’d get that in. Another insurance coverage by no means covers ivf. This is what our viewers stated. Survey says, 32% true. 68% false. That is false. Generally it does and it is changing into extra mainstream. Extra accessible. Significantly better price choices. Give us the highest three in know your medical threat, handle expectations and ask about prices. There is a lengthy checklist right here however these are actually the three high ones. All proper. Jen, thanks a lot.
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