Tag Archives: Intended Parents

Take Time to Care

National Women's Health Week (NWHW) May 8-14, 2022, is an annual weeklong observance that begins on Mother’s Day and encourages women to make their health a priority and take care of themselves.

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 “Perfect” IVF Timeline is up to You

The perfect IVF timeline

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 […]

Egg Donor and Intended Parent Matching

Egg Donation and Intended Parent Matching

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.

The Cost of Becoming an LGBTQ+ Parent

LGBTQ Family Building

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 […]

Steps to a Successful Egg Donation Cycle

Steps to a Successful Egg Donation Cycle

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.

ART, ICSI, PGS, oh my!…IVF’s TLAs and more

I am yours to keep

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.

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 […]

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