WNBA champs Bird, Stewart make freezing eggs less taboo

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Sue Bird says she was one of many working women intimidated by the process of freezing their eggs, nearly paralyzed by the stigma so long associated with the decision.

That changed in 2019 for the WNBA champion. At age 40, Bird decided it was time.

"I always put it off and never got around to it," Bird said in a phone interview. "It got to the point where even though I'm at the end of my career, I need to start thinking about planning and being in a relationship changes how you look at things like this. I had enough people around me, including my agent who had done it, that I wanted to do it."


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