Eggs debate: to freeze or not to freeze

October 29, 2014 1:05 PM

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Dubai: A move by corporate giants Apple and Facebook to extend family planning benefits for women employees to include egg storage to support infertility treatments has sparked a huge debate among female professionals - both in and out of the IT sector.

News about Apple willing to pay its female staff up to $20,000 to freeze eggs from next year hit international headlines last week. Facebook too reportedly began covering egg-freezing for non-medical reasons in January in response to requests from employees.

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