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9. Collection Day

Freezing Time

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The big day’s here as, after a month of drugs, I head to the Lister to have my eggs collected. After much discussion over the hospital’s lunch menu, I’m wheeled into theatre and finally discover how many eggs I've got. There’s then a slight post-operation crisis and a LOT of tears before I’m taken home by the world’s loveliest Uber driver. I also chat to Sally Nabanja about her traumatic experience post-egg collection, discuss Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome, and keep producer Hannah up to date with how I feel in the days following the operation. Plus, a chat with Rachel Crute, who froze her eggs ahead of radiotherapy and now has a very sweet three-year-old who makes a cameo appearance…*This podcast is not to replace medical advice. Always speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about your fertility or treatment*Freezing Time is written and produced by Hannah Varrall and Sophia Money-Coutts, and created by OffScript.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


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