Rachel Lehmann-Haupt is the author of In Her Own Sweet Time: Unexpected Adventures in Finding Love, Commitment and Motherhood. In her writing and speaking, she gives a personal face and offers life strategies to social trends that intimately affect women’s lives. Her specialties include the future of family life, career timing, and the influence of science and technology on fertility and pregnancy. She has been featured ABC’s Good Morning America and she has spoken on numerous panels at bookstores, hospitals and corporate events, and has delivered talks at universities.
Your Biological Clock: Balancing Your Fertility, Relationship, and Career
In this modern age, planning your life course is a tricky balancing act between career and family that often involves re-planning. Based on her own experience and the stories she gathered in her book, In Her Own Sweet Time, she can speak to the new array of choices that we have from “instant families” to “egg freezing” to “single motherhood.”
Why I Froze My Eggs: Is Egg Freezing as Revolutionary as the Pill?
Through her personal story, Lehmann-Haupt can describe the experience and explain the pros and cons of this choice, the cultural stir it has created, and the challenge of advanced reproductive technology in general in women’s and men’s lives and family planning.