Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

Talk about an interesting perk from your employer...Facebook and Apple are now among the first Silicon Valley tech companies covering the expense of egg freezing procedures for employees.Both companies already offer benefits for adoption and fertility treatments, but this marks their first foray into covering egg freezing, which costs at least $10,000 per round plus $500 to $800 per year for storage. Move over maternity leave, here comes egg freezing as a new perk! Being that Facebook and Apple are trend setters in the tech industry, let's hope that this movement for employers paying for fertility related procedures is picked up by the mainstream employment world. Read more about this new employee benefit offered by Facebook and Apple.

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