Jan
31
10:00 am10:00

Only Six Percent of Women Who Have Frozen Their Eggs Actually Used Them

Glamour

But this doesn't necessarily mean we're overdoing it, McMorrow says. The point of egg freezing isn't to use the eggs for certain—especially because of the odds— but to have that option down the line in case you want to take advantage of it. "I like to refer to egg freezing as akin to an insurance policy," she says. Plus, the study's findings may be misleading, since some of the participants froze their eggs just two years ago. They still might use them eventually—they just haven't gotten around to it yet.

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Jan
9
2:30 pm14:30

Former WebMD CEO and CFO hired by fertility startup Progyny

Modern Healthcare

WebMD's former CEO David Schlanger and CFO Peter Anevski, who both left the company in September, have landed at fertility start-up Progyny. 

Schlanger joined in December as CEO and then recruited Anevski to be CFO and chief operating officer of the New York-based startup, which provides fertility benefits, like in vitro fertilization and egg freezing, to large employers.

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Dec
28
2:30 pm14:30

New CEO of fertility startup Progyny sees 'large market opportunity' for corporate benefits

Crain's New York Business

"Progyny is at this inflection point. We've made really remarkable progress in developing unique technology to improve fertility outcomes, but we've also made strides in penetrating that market for self-insured employers looking to provide more comprehensive and effective fertility benefits."

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Dec
16
3:00 pm15:00

Fertility Startup Progyny Hires WebMD’s Former CEO

Wall Street Journal

Mr. Schlanger said he thinks more industries will follow the technology companies’ lead, opening up fertility services to people who couldn't pay for the expensive treatments. He believes fertility shouldn’t be regarded differently from other medical services.

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Dec
15
3:00 pm15:00

Mom, can I have $10,000 to freeze my eggs?

The Outline

Bartasi said she is increasingly in talks with companies who are interested in having their insurance plans cover egg freezing. "They say, ‘Of course we would add an egg freezing benefit,’" she said. “It’s moved from speculation, and now it’s mainstream.”

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Dec
15
3:00 pm15:00

Celebrities Coming Out of the Infertility Closet

Huffington Post

"If you are someone who has recurrent pregnancy loss, an autoimmune issue, a low sperm count or some other barrier keeping you from conceiving naturally, it would be ideal to have the same red carpet fertility treatment as any movie or television star." 

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Nov
11
3:00 pm15:00

7 Things To Know About Getting An IUD, Because It's Something To Consider Before Trump Takes Office

Bustle

“It's a great form of contraception because it doesn’t require you to do anything—once the doctor places the IUD you are all set. For example: You don't have to remember to take a pill daily, or remove your Nuvaring after 21 days, or go for a Depo Provera injection every three months. For women who medically need or personally want a non-hormonal form of contraception and do not want to use condoms, the copper IUD is ideal.”

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Oct
6
3:30 pm15:30

With predicted 30% ROI, infertility benefits reveal strong impact on talent retention

HR Dive

"By moving away from being fixed dollar benefit to a full SMART cycle benefit, coupled with personalized member advocate support, we’ve been able to reduce the average number of cycles needed to achieve pregnancy from three to two cycles. And with this benefit, we’ve been able to reduce the rate of becoming pregnant with twins from an average of 28% to less than 4%.”

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