When Sami Sage, the founder and chief creative officer of Betches, a female-founded media brand, began documenting her embryo-freezing journey, her followers had many questions and accolades for Sage's transparency. People thanking Sage for her honesty, and questions about every detail of the process filled the comment section of the Instagram post.
It seems that many people are somewhat familiar with egg-freezing, which has become extremely popular in recent years.
"In 2017, 10,936 women froze their eggs—23 times more than women did in 2009," states a 2017 study published by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART).
Embryo-freezing, on the other hand, is not a procedure people have heard as much about. One reason for this? Women simply undergo egg-freezing more than embryo-freezing.
'Embryos are much further down the funnel