Elective egg freezing is done for a number of reasons – from wanting to prioritize a career to waiting for the right partner – and is becoming more mainstream. According to the most recent data, egg freezing cycles nationwide increased by 30% from 2020 to 2021. Dr. Leah Bressler talks with WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina, about the trend and why it’s surging in popularity with Millennial and Gen Z women.

Watch the full story here: WRAL News: ‘I was really worried I would not have that dream’: Surge in women freezing their eggs

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Medical contribution by Leah Bressler, M.D., M.P.H.

Leah Bressler, M.D., M.P.H., is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) as well as reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI). She grew up in Clinton, North Carolina and attended UNC Chapel Hill as a Morehead scholar. Dr. Bressler earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School while also completing her Master’s in Public Health. She then completed her residency in OB/GYN at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Cook County Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois. From there, Dr. Bressler completed her REI fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.