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Dilemma of social egg freezing for women in Singapore

Egg freezing for non-medical reasons raises ethical and social concerns, but it merits a rethink as it could expand family planning choices for young couples

In a poll last year, couples cited long working hours and work stress as the top obstacles they faced in having a baby. PHOTO: ST FILE
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A week after restaurants opened for dine-in last month, I met up with a friend I had not seen in a while. What was supposed to be a breezy brunch at a charming cafe suddenly turned glum when she began crying while talking about her family.

Having tied the knot four years ago, my friend and her husband - both in their mid-30s - have been trying for a baby, only to be met with a roadblock many young couples face: infertility.

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