National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is a time to encourage women to #KHOWHmore about ways to prioritize their health today, including staying up to date on health visits and screenings. During National Women’s Health Week, the FDA Office of Women’s Health (OWH) is highlighting key messages each day of the week to encourage women to […]
The IVF timeline has become a two-step process—changing the answer to the FAQ: When is the right time to try IVF? A question that Dr. Mary Hinckley from Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area gets asked quite often is when is the right time to do in vitro fertilization (IVF)? Most people […]
As in all of our egg donor and intended parent matches, medical records of your donor are sent to your IVF clinic for further review. Your physician will be the one who will ultimately give approval of your donor.
One of the first questions that prospective patients ask when starting to learn about LGBTQ+ family-building is, “how much is this going to cost?” When it comes to LGBTQ+ fertility, there are so many amazing pathways to biological parenthood – between IUI, IVF, and surrogacy, as well as egg or sperm donation, the considerations are […]
Egg donation has helped thousands of infertile couples realize their dream of becoming parents. Upon selection, egg donors go through a five-phase process. This entire process is a delicate one and the steps to a successful egg donation cycle are closely monitored by our team of experts.
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.
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 […]
Women in San Francisco have their first child at a later age than women anywhere else in the country, according to a 2018 analysis from the New York Times. Married women in SF with a college degree have their first child at age 32.9 on average, compared to the national average of 26. Level of […]