Love Island's Amy Hart reveals she would donate her eggs after having them frozen at 27

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Amy Hart has openly documented undergoing three rounds of eggs freezing – two of which were successful and have resulted in 12 eggs being frozen. 

And on Wednesday’s instalment of Good Morning Britain, the reality star explained that she had her eggs frozen aged 27 after discovering she had a low ovarian reserve, and revealed she would donate them, if she ‘can’t use them.’ 

The former Love Island star, who is now 29, spoke to hosts Susanna Reid and Ed Balls, where she told them how early menopause runs in her family, and she didn’t want her family history or being single to ‘ever stop her having kids’.

Real talk: On Wednesday's instalment of Good Morning Britain, Amy Hart, 29, explained why she had her eggs frozen aged 27, and revealed she would donate them, if she'can't use them'

Real talk: On Wednesday’s instalment of Good Morning Britain, Amy Hart, 29, explained why she had her eggs frozen aged 27, and revealed she would donate them, if she ‘can’t use them’

Amy explained that when she went to see a fertility doctor, and was told: ‘We’re not going to freeze your eggs if we don’t need to’ because of her age – but they ended up doing so as she had low ovarian reserve.

Asked by Ed Balls if she was planning to have ten kids as per a previous interview, Amy – who has been dating beau Sam Rason for a year – laughed and said: ‘My boyfriend says no. And the professor also said no.’

Touching on the fact that successful egg freezing doesn’t guarantee a successful pregnancy later on, Amy mused: ‘With the chance thing – everything in life is chance – what certainties are there in life? I take chances every day, and they might work out and they might not.

‘I’ve known I’ve wanted to be a mum since I was a child. And I was in a position to do it [egg freezing], so I was like: ‘If it’s gonna help me… And if I can’t use them, then I’ll donate them!’ 

Fertility journey: The reality star has openly documented undergoing three rounds of eggs freezing - two of which were successful and have resulted in 12 eggs being frozen

Fertility journey: The reality star has openly documented undergoing three rounds of eggs freezing – two of which were successful and have resulted in 12 eggs being frozen

Family history: Early menopause fears: told them how early menopause runs in her family, and she didn't want her family history or being single to'ever stop her having kids'

Family history: Early menopause fears: told them how early menopause runs in her family, and she didn’t want her family history or being single to ‘ever stop her having kids’

Along with Dr Hilary, Amy also talked about NHS provision of egg freezing, lockdown affecting fertility, and the success rate of the procedure. 

Susanna asked Amy if she thinks egg freezing should be available on the NHS, to which she responded: ‘I think there should be a lot more support.

‘I know there are things like certain supermarkets, you can take your prescription to them and they won’t put any mark-up on the drugs.

Low ovarian reserve: Amy's fertility doctor told her:'We're not going to freeze your eggs if we don't need to' because of her age - but they ended up doing so as she had low ovarian reserve

Low ovarian reserve: Amy’s fertility doctor told her: ‘We’re not going to freeze your eggs if we don’t need to’ because of her age – but they ended up doing so as she had low ovarian reserve

Desire to be a mum:'I've known I've wanted to be a mum since I was a child. And I was in a position to do it [egg freezing], so I was like:'If it's gonna help me...'

Desire to be a mum: ‘I’ve known I’ve wanted to be a mum since I was a child. And I was in a position to do it [egg freezing], so I was like: ‘If it’s gonna help me…’

‘Because, for example, my second prescription was £2,500 but that’s because there’s mark-ups on that.

‘But I do think there should be more support maybe for certain medical conditions. And with IVF, it’s a bit of a postcode lottery, and same-sex couples and women doing it on their own as well – I think there just needs to be a lot more fertility support in general.’

Explaining that she wouldn’t have been given the option to have her eggs frozen by the NHS, she admitted: ‘I’m in a very fortunate position where I can go private, and I had a lot of support from my family, and it was something that I chose to do. 

Amazing!'And if I can't use them [her frozen eggs], then I'll donate them!' said Amy

Amazing! ‘And if I can’t use them [her frozen eggs], then I’ll donate them!’ said Amy

Knowledge: Speaking about fertility MOTs, which cost around £500, Amy said:'It gives you more options. It gives you more knowing. I know that I've got three to four years of good fertility left'

Knowledge: Speaking about fertility MOTs, which cost around £500, Amy said: ‘It gives you more options. It gives you more knowing. I know that I’ve got three to four years of good fertility left’

‘I understand that it’s not an option for everyone but I do believe that knowledge is power. So for me, the fertility MOT is £480 at the London clinic.

‘And that for me – just knowing. And then you can sort of plan your life – you can’t plan your life around it – that’s the wrong thing to say, sorry. 

‘That’s the wrong thing to say. It gives you more options. It gives you more knowing. I know that I’ve got three to four years of good fertility left.’ 

Amy has been dating boyfriend Sam Rason for a year

Amy has been dating boyfriend Sam Rason for a year

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