Category Archives: Intended Parents

How Many Eggs Should I Implant?

Single vs. Multiple Embryo Transfer

A question that The Center for Assisted Reproduction (CARE Fertility) gets asked quite often is how many embryos should their patients transfer. Once the in vitro fertilization process has produced successful embryos, it’s not uncommon for couples to want to transfer more than one at a time with the hope of increasing their odds of […]

How an Egg Cell’s “Operating Manual” Sets the Stage for Fertility

how ovaries maintain a female's fertility

Scientists have revealed in unprecedented detail the genetic instructions immature egg cells go through step by step as they mature into functionality. Their findings improve our understanding of how ovaries maintain a female’s fertility

What You Should Know About Out of State Egg Donation

Out of State Egg Donation

From consultation to retrieval, Egg Donation, Inc. is dedicated to helping Intended Parents navigate the uncertainty of infertility instead of stressing about appointments, chain of custody concerns, matching, or inexperienced fertility professionals. Whether you are traveling from out-of-state or cycling local, we will work where you are.

ART, ICSI, PGS, oh my!…IVF’s TLAs and more

I am yours to keep

Since 2009, twenty-five professionals, from all parts of the world and representing their expertise in a variety of sub-specialties, were organized into five working groups. Out of this came a consensus-based and evidence-driven set of 283 terminologies used in infertility and fertility care that was generated to harmonize communication among health professionals and scientists as well as the lay public, patients, and policymakers.

Egg Donation And The Law

Egg donation and the law

Importantly, many jurisdictions treat the use of a donor egg similarly to that of donated sperm, thus obviating the need for an adoption as the intended mother is considered the legal mother of the child.

Choosing an Egg Donor

Think about what you want from your donor in terms of intelligence and personality

Are you looking for a perfect egg donor? Neelam Chhagani from New Delhi’s IVF Conceptions breaks down what the top 8 criteria her clients request when choosing an egg donor

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a Common Cause of Infertility and Weight Gain

PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs

How Quickly Does Ovarian Reserve Diminish?

Low ovarian reserve?

“Ovarian Reserve” is a term referred by many infertility specialists to describe the size, quality and developmental potential of the eggs remaining in the ovary.

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