As if the world of fertility care doesn’t present enough challenges, negative commentary—which can come from even those who are well-meaning—isn’t something anyone should have to experience. Though societal knowledge about fertility, IVF, and third-party services like surrogacy and egg donation has improved in recent years, there’s still a ways to go. We’ve outlined five … [Read more...] about Five Comments about Fertility Care We Can Leave in 2019
If you’re considering working with an egg donor to help grow your family, you likely have some questions and concerns about the process and what to expect. In particular, you may be wondering how an egg donor pregnancy differs from traditional pregnancies. Below are two key points to keep in mind. Medical AspectsWhen using an egg donor, the medical aspects of … [Read more...] about Is an Egg Donor Pregnancy Different?
Once you’ve decided to move forward with egg donation as a means of growing your family, you can get started finding for the right clinic for your needs — and, of course, the right donor! While choosing an egg donor may seem daunting, the process doesn’t need to be stressful. Below are three key points to keep in mind as you begin searching for an egg … [Read more...] about How to Find the Right Egg Donor for Your Growing Family
Becoming an egg donor is a big decision; it requires both time and energy commitments from young women that not every woman can responsibly meet. Egg donors are admired for this commitment and are compensated for their efforts. Throughout the egg donation cycle, donors work with a fertility clinic, and sometimes a case manager from a donor agency, in order to … [Read more...] about 10 Most-Asked Questions from Egg Donors
Choosing an egg donor to help build your family is a very important decision, and many growing families are unsure how to decide the factors they will weigh when making this choice. Often, couples will choose someone who looks like they do, measuring traits such as height, weight, hair color, eye color, race, etc. This is certainly still the most common route while … [Read more...] about Do I Need to Pick an Egg Donor Who Looks Like Me?
Science and medicine have helped overcome some of the biggest fertility challenges through the use of donor eggs or sperm, donor embryos and surrogacy. Third party reproduction is a widely available technology that enables infertile couples, single women and same sex couples to build their family. It is called ‘third-party reproduction’ because the reproductive process is … [Read more...] about Third-Party Reproduction: Using Donor Eggs or Sperm, Donor Embryos or Surrogacy to Build a Family