Category Archives: Intended Parents

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, hormones and True Pheromones. Strikingly, only 6% knew that men could contribute […]

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 […]

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.

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