Category Archives: Infertility

Men, Seriously. What Are You Thinking?

Men’s Fertility Knowledge, Motivations in Pursuing Fertility Treatment

A preliminary analysis of results from an online survey show that men in the United States know somewhat less about fertility and infertility treatment than women do and are particularly optimistic—or confused—when it comes to what they think they know about female fertility and age. Texas-based researchers Parker Murray and Rashmi Kudesia presented their study […]

Do I Need an Egg Donor?

Egg Donation

Are donor eggs right for me? We are often asked that question by parents at a crossroad in their fertility journey. It is probably one of the most profound and difficult questions to ask (and answer!) let alone whisper it. Just saying it out loud makes it real—makes the unthinkable, thinkable.

No matter what stage of the journey you are at, asking this question is the beginning of a new dream—it is a (giant!) step forward in making your dream a reality.

Trying to Conceive Over 40

#TTC over 40

Infertility is challenging, no matter what age you are when it presents itself. Any individual who has been faced with infertility has likely done their research and discovered there are tons of options available for overcoming this problem when wanting to start, or grow, a family. However, any type of infertility treatment takes time— which […]

#InfertilityUncovered

Everyday at EDI we have the honor to journey with many infertility warriors. You share your heart and path with us. This coming week is especially important as we continue to elevate the conversation during National Infertility Awareness Week, April 21-27, 2019. This year, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, is changing the conversation around infertility […]

Egg Donation Process for Intended Parents

Donor Eggs

If you’re considering egg donation or have decided it is the right choice for your family, you may be wondering what the process will be like for you, the recipient. The first thing to do is register as a recipient on our website. Once you do this, we will contact you to answer any questions […]

Embryo Transfers – What You Need to Know

Embryo Transfer

One of the essential parts of the in vitro fertilization process is transferring the fertilized embryo to the recipient’s uterus. It helps to know what to expect, along with some of the risks and precautions to keep in mind. Here is some information on how the process works and for whom embryo transfers are an […]

Do We Need an Egg Donor Registry to Monitor Long-Term Health

Experts are calling for a National Egg Donor Registry after several cases where women in the US donated eggs and then later developed breast cancer. Right now, there are no egg donor registries in the US or UK and very few long-term studies on donors who have taken fertility drugs to help hopeful recipients become parents. […]

“Sperm Radar” Test Offers New Hope for Male Infertility

Powerful magnets may be the key to new solutions for male infertility. Recently, scientists have discovered that magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), which is similar to MRI technology, can detect differences in sperm viability at the molecular level in live samples without killing the sperm. So far, this technique has been able to identify molecules with differing sperm […]

Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients

If you are undergoing cancer treatment, your fertility may be affected in several different ways. First, an unplanned pregnancy during treatment could result in serious problems. Second, the cancer treatment may cause infertility and you may find yourself unable to conceive. For patients who wish to become parents, this can be a devastating blow. Cancer treatment drugs […]

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