Government 'carefully reviewing' whether to let women freeze their eggs for non-medical reasons

Egg freezing may give Singaporeans the misperception that they can afford to delay parenthood and that they will be able to have a healthy child when the time comes to put their frozen eggs to use.
Egg freezing may give Singaporeans the misperception that they can afford to delay parenthood and that they will be able to have a healthy child when the time comes to put their frozen eggs to use.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The Government is "carefully reviewing" the possibility of allowing women to freeze their eggs in Singapore for non-medical reasons, for example, because they have not met Mr Right yet.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) told The Straits Times: "Allowing egg freezing for non-medical reasons may benefit some women because of their personal circumstances.

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