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.
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 […]
Reproductive Endocrinologist Meghan “Meggie” Smith, M.D. joins CCRM NY. The Manhattan-based facility is an all-inclusive center with an on-site clinic, surgery center, IVF laboratory and clinical laboratory.
Being selected as an egg donor is the first step in an exciting journey to make someone’s dream of becoming a parent come true. The team behind Egg Donation, Inc. are motivated to make sure your egg donation experience is every bit as rewarding and positive as it is for the intended parent to find […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.