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Freezing for love: enacting 'responsible' reproductive citizenship through egg freezing

Carroll, Katherine; Krolokke, Charlotte

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The promise of egg freezing for women’s fertility preservation entered feminist debate in connection with medical and commercial control over, and emancipation from, biological reproduction restrictions. In this paper we explore how women negotiate and make sense of the decision to freeze their eggs. Our analysis draws on semi-structured interviews with 16 women from the Midwest and East Coast regions of the USA who froze their eggs. Rather than freezing to balance career choices and ‘have it...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/163743
Source: Culture, Health and Sexuality
DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2017.1404643

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