At the 75th Annual Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, researchers shared that most egg donors surveyed reported positive feelings about their donation experience and continuing good health years after their donation. Dr. Jennifer Blackmore and her colleagues analyzed responses to an anonymous survey completed by 36 egg donors who donated between 2008 and 2019 at New York University’s Langone Fertility […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
For some LGBTQ+ couples, deciding how to start or grow their families can be a challenging process. However, third-party reproductive options have come a long way. There are now many options available to gay, lesbian, and transgender couples, and it’s important for each family to find the option that works best for them. When choosing […]