Ex-BBNaija housemate and chef, Uriel Oputa has disclosed plans to freeze her eggs.
She stated that the reason she has decided to secure her eggs is so that she can use them in the future when she finds the perfect man.
She took to Instagram to share a video of her visiting a fertility clinic
Egg freezing, according to the UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority [HFEA], is a way of preserving a woman’s fertility so she can try to have a family in the future. It involves collecting a woman’s eggs, freezing them and then defrosting them later on so they can be used in fertility treatment.
According to the 35-year-old chef, it was a necessary step to take as a woman’s eggs reduce after the age of 30; limiting chances of having a baby.
“I’m creating awareness!!! Apparently by 30 the Quality of our eggs Reduce Ladies would you consider Freezing your Eggs? Until Mr Right comes? Creating awareness and educating myself and others. We walk on this health journey together.” Uriel Oputa captioned the video.
In the video, she stated in part, “It’s a hard pill to swallow; at this age I am now, my mother had five children. Time is ticking for me and I am aware, so I decided to weigh my options. If that perfect man doesn’t come now, I need to secure myself and nurture my seeds.”
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