New Book Offers Women a Practical ‘How-To’ Guide on the Hottest Trend in Fertility: “EGG FREEZING FOR EVERY WOMAN”

NEW YORK (September 30, 2014) – A new book, released on September 30, 2014, fills a previously unmet need in the publishing space by offering women a step-by-step informational guide on egg freezing. With an easy-to-read, straightforward approach, “Egg Freezing for Every Woman” explores whether egg freezing is the right move for the reader, how to find funding to pay for the procedure and what to expect throughout the process. The book is available now on in paperback and ebook.

The author, Stephanie Stark, decided to create the book after discovering a lack of information about the practicalities of what women can expect when undergoing this procedure. Stark explains, “I wished this book existed when I froze my eggs. I spent so much time researching the process and I wanted to help other women going through the same experience”.

“Egg Freezing for Every Woman” begins by addressing the basic question: should you freeze your eggs? It dives head-first into the many factors involved in helping women answer this question, discussing funding options, finding the best clinic, how to prepare your body, the day of egg retrieval and physical recovery. The guide then finishes with first-hand accounts of women who have gone through the treatment process and provides resources where women can find additional information.

The book comes from New York City based publishing company Potboiler, LLC, led by former Google manager Jeff Gillis. “Stephanie offers easy-to-read, practical, firsthand answers and accounts about egg-freezing, a life-changing process that is now safe, widely available and within reach for many women,” said Gillis. “Learning about it can revolutionize the way women approach their relationships, careers and the biological aspect of their life.”

Egg Freezing for Every Woman: What to Expect, How to Pay for it, and Other Considerations” is available beginning on September 30, 2014 via Amazon, Apple iBooks and Barnes & Noble.

Stephanie Stark is the author of “Egg Freezing for Every Woman: What to Expect, How to Pay for it and Other Considerations.”  Stephanie underwent multiple rounds of egg freezing at Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center.  She resides in Palo Alto, CA and has a B.A. from U.C. Berkeley, where she majored in Political Science.  When not working, Stephanie spends her spare time volunteering and helping make the world a better place. 

Potboiler, based in New York City and led by former Google manager Jeff Gillis, brings together artists, writers, editors and designers from some of the biggest companies in the business to create this bold new digital publishing vision.

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"This book is extremely practical, very timely, and an excellent resource for any woman who is thinking about freezing her eggs. Women are learning that they can now have more control over the reproductive aspect of their lives. "Egg Freezing For Every Woman" helps them learn about what to expect." 
--Dr. Lynn Westphal, M.D., Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Head of the Egg Freezing program, Stanford University Medical Center

"Freezing eggs is a complicated decision and process - biologically, financially and emotionally. Stephanie Stark breaks it down into the details you want to know. An accessible, helpful read."
--Michelle Villalobos, Author of "The Stiletto in Your Back"

"Packed with useful information, this book answers many of the questions that women considering this treatment have as well as those they haven't even thought about. The individual stories at the end of the book are fantastic!"
--Dr. Cary Lisa Dicken, M.D., Physician, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine

"Egg freezing is entering the discussion more and more. This book is an excellent resource to begin learning about the process from a practical, personal and biological standpoint."
--Dr. Nataki C. Douglas, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Columbia University Medical Center

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