Hot Happy Mess
47: Should You Freeze Your Eggs? Here’s Why, How, and My Journey So Far…
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As promised: Zuri is back with a fun solo episode full of life updates and answers to some of your burning questions — including one about (gasp!) her relationship status.
Are you wanting to buy more time, while you consider your fertility options? In today’s episode, Zuri dives into what exactly “egg freezing” is… and shares the research, statistics, and basics of the process with you. Plus, Z opens about her personal journey + thoughts on freezing her eggs; why she first considered it; and whether or not she’s done it yet.
Why might you consider freezing your eggs? What happens once they’re retrieved? What’s the likelihood of this journey leading to the reality of motherhood? Zuri’s got answers for you!
Finally — Zuri wraps up her one-on-one episode with you by answering listener questions… including her thoughts on hooking up with someone when you share a mutual ex; how to stop fear from getting in your way; and if Zuri is single or in a relationship (and what she’s learned about privacy).
So get cozy, sip a little something and enjoy this fun, intimate (and informative) episode with Z!
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A Deeper Look Int The Episode:
[8:45] The basics of eggs and the female body
[10:18] Reasons why you might consider freezing your eggs
[14:15] What happens after the eggs are harvested?
[18:07] Why Zuri is considering freezing her eggs
[22:45] The average cost of freezing your eggs
[28:04] How many retrieved eggs are enough?
[30:08] Resources for those considering freezing their eggs
[34:35] How to stop fear from getting in your way
[43:11] How to put yourself out there as a single woman in her 30s without dating apps
[45:48] Is Zuri single?
[51:09] Zuri’s thoughts on connecting with someone who shares a mutual ex
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Zuri Hall is an Emmy award-winning TV host (Access Hollywood, American Ninja Warrior) and is the executive producer & host of this millennial-focused podcast that will empower women to avoid “best life burnout” through candid conversation, expert panel discussions, and real-life, human interest stories from everyday women.