ABS-CBN News' Entertainment anchor Gretchen Fullido has decided to freeze her eggs as a birthday gift for herself.
Following an informative egg freezing 101 with OB-Gynecologist and fertility specialist Dr. Gia Pastorfide, ABS-CBN News' Entertainment anchor Gretchen Fullido has decided to have her egg cells frozen.
WATCH: Egg freezing 101 with Gretchen Fullido & Dr. Gia
Gretchen promised to show her fans how the procedure went in a video to be released soon on her YouTube channel.
"I’m so happy to share this news with you! I finally decided to freeze my eggs! Will document my journey and show you how I did my procedure in Victory Art Laboratory in Makati with daughter & father doctors Gia & Greg Pastorfide," she wrote.
Gretchen, who recently turned 35, revealed that she has decided to have her eggs frozen as a birthday gift to herself. She added by saying that it has always been a dream of her to have a baby "in my own time and in God's perfect time."
"Been praying about this for a few years now and my dream finally came true! It’s the best birthday gift I can ever give to myself! Now I can take control of my life, not rush on anything and have a baby in my own time, in God’s perfect time," she wrote.
Reiterating her excitement, she wrote: "So excited to share my journey to all women who have been wanting to harvest their eggs (I’ve also met other patients who shared their stories and it’s truly inspiring)."
Gretchen Fullido also gave a piece of advice to those who have been having second thoughts about having their eggs frozen.
"One piece of advice from me: If you been thinking about it, Go Freeze it! I can honestly say that it’s the best decision of my life," she wrote.
Egg Freezing enables a woman to postpone pregnancy to a later date.
Among the local celebrities who made it known to the public that they had their eggs harvested and frozen are Ai-Ai Delas Alas, Cristalle Belo, and Ice Seguerra.