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Ashley Iaconetti Wasn’t Nervous About Revealing Her Plan to Freeze Her Eggs Thanks to Bachelor Nation (Exclusive)

Ashley I Says She Was 'Definitely' Serious About Freezing Her Eggs Before Engagement to Jared Haibon
Jared Haibon and Ashley Iaconetti attend Refinery29’s 29Rooms Los Angeles 2018: Expand Your Reality at The Reef on December 04, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Rachel Luna/WireImage/Getty Images

An open book! Ashley Iaconetti recently opened up about a very personal decision she almost made to freeze her eggs — and revealed to Us Weekly that she wasn’t nervous, thanks to other women in Bachelor Nation.

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“I feel like so many girls have,” Iaconetti, 30, told Us at the 29Rooms opening at the Reef in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 4. “Even in Bachelor Nation, like Kaitlyn [Bristowe], Carly [Waddell], Whitney [Bischoff] and Andi [Dorfman].”

The Bachelor in Paradise alum added: “They all did it together and they talked about it so openly, so I was, like, ‘Oh no, that’s a really good idea if you hit 30.’”

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Iaconetti also dished on whether she was truly considering that option before she started dating her now-fiancé, Jared Haibon.

“[I was] definitely serious,” the reality star told Us. “If I was approaching my 30th birthday being single, I definitely was — and not knowing that Jared’s feelings had turned — that was definitely going to be my birthday present to myself.”

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The Virginia native — who got engaged to Haibon, 30, in Puerto Vallarta in June — first opened up about freezing her eggs during the November 26 episode of her “Almost Famous” podcast.

Iaconetti also told Us at Tuesday’s event — where the exhibits were created in partnership with GLAAD & The Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, ACLU, Amazon Prime Video’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Pantene, Plan B One-Step and Smirnoff — that “people were interested.”

She added, “it would’ve make me feel so much better and not in a rush to not find anyone.”

The former Bachelor contestant and Haibon met while filming season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise in 2015.

With reporting by Emily Marcus

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