Category Archives: Intended Parents

Frozen Eggs may be More Beneficial when Considering Egg Donation

Benefits of Purchasing and Using Frozen Eggs for Your Cycle

The biggest benefits are indeed that the eggs have already been screened. Meaning that the genetic screening that occurs has already been done, you have knowledge of that. All the infectious disease screening that is done according to FDA guidance has already been completed, any type of urine drug screen has already been completed as well.

Choosing the Best Fertility Clinic for LGBTQ Families

Choosing the Best Fertility Clinic for LGBTQ Families

Deciding to have a baby is a big, exciting (and perhaps a little scary) decision. In the LGBTQ world, there’s quite a few options ahead of you, but if you’ve landed on this page, you’re probably at least toying with the idea of surrogacy. Surrogacy is a big decision with a lot of steps. But […]

Evaluating Fertility—When to Get a Second Opinion

Evaluating Fertility And When To Seek a Second Opinion

Obtaining a second opinion does not mean that a patient is obligated to switch to a new fertility center. Instead, it can simply serve as an opportunity to re-evaluate your fertility testing and treatment thus far.

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

How does egg donation work?—and 9 other FAQs

  How does egg donation work? 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 […]

Why Women May Choose to Freeze Their Eggs

As an egg bank, we understand that there is no shortage of reasons for women to freeze their eggs. Life can be unpredictable, and every woman’s journey is different. Lindsay Warner, a writer for Harper Bazaar, shared her deeply personal experience that led to her freezing her eggs, and we thought her story would resonate […]

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, […]

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 […]

OB-GYNs Hesitate to Talk About Fertility

women need to bring up fertility

Research shows OB-GYNs hesitate to talk about fertility Study authors recommend patients be more proactive A new study shows that many OB-GYNs are uncomfortable counseling their patients on fertility at a time when more women are delaying pregnancy and needing their doctors to be more vigilant about this education. “We found that most OB-GYNs don’t […]

Translate »