Category Archives: Intended Parents

American Air Force Awards $50,000 Grant to Help Treat Infertility

Honoring Our Military Heroes

The Air Force is investing $50,000 in a progesterone-testing kit company that could help service members who are trying to conceive.

How Does Egg Donation Work and 9 Other FAQs to Know About

How does egg donation work?—and 9 other FAQs

When you choose to donate your eggs, you are performing a great act of empathy and compassion. Many egg donors understand the struggles an individual or couple may go through in attempts to start a family, and they want to help. Couples facing infertility, LGBTQ couples, single parents and others often require the assistance of […]

Fertility and the “Egg Timer” Test

women who want children but don’t have a partner

As women, we are born with a finite number of eggs, and as we mature those eggs degenerate and the quality of our eggs decline as well. One of the most important factors in determining your chance of achieving pregnancy is age. Generally speaking, fertility starts to decline when women are in their early 30s, […]

Five Things You Need to Consider Before Donating Your Eggs

Egg Donors are our heros

The decision to donate your eggs is life-changing, as well as life-giving. The parents who receive your eggs will be forever grateful for the chance to have children that they otherwise couldn’t have—a chance that you gifted them.

Need an R.E.? Meet Diana E. Chavkin of HRC Fertility

Diana E. Chavkin

Dr. Diana Chavkin is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) specialist who currently sees patients at HRC Fertility in West Los Angeles. She provides patient-centered, compassionate treatments for individuals who want to begin or add to their families. She offers counseling for individuals seeking to learn more about their specific fertility potential and […]

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.

Egg Donation and Embryo Adoption After IVF

Embryo Donation after IVF

EDI’s very successful egg donation program cements us as one of the top agencies in the nation. We work with only the best IVF clinics and Reproductive Endocrinologists and are committed to offering our clients every egg donation option.
Intended Parents who are successful with in vitro fertilization and other state-of-the-art infertility treatments, may not have used all of their embryos or eggs. Many options are becoming more popular throughout the United States for embryo donation and embryo adoption cycles.

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 […]

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