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Real Talk About Egg Freezing with Actor Kimiko Glenn, from Orange is the New Black

Actor Kimiko Glenn has been performing since she was young, with recognizable roles as the voices of Izzy in My Little Pony and Baby Shark Brooklyn, and the star of Waitress on Broadway. She’s also known for her role as penitentiary inmate Brooke Soso on the popular Netflix series, Orange is the New Black, for which she received three ensemble Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Now at 34 years old, Kimiko is embracing a new role: a woman taking charge of her fertility and freezing her eggs with two back-to-back egg retrievals this year. She wants others to see and learn the good, the bad, the ugly and the possible when it comes to undergoing fertility treatments and preserving your fertility. 

This episode explores why it’s important to elevate the conversation about fertility and advocate for your health, what Kimiko wishes for her future when it comes to her dating life, family and career, and why being able to access treatments like egg freezing is so important.

This episode also features an interview with IVF mom Vanessa Suker, Manager of Strategic Partnerships at PatientFi, a flexible financing platform and solution, that sponsored the conversation. PatientFi is designed to fit every fertility treatment patient’s needs, so that they can get started with treatments like egg freezing or IVF without being delayed by cost. To learn more, visit

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