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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