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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.

Fresh and Frozen Embryo Transfers

Fresh and Frozen Embryo Transfers

Fresh and Frozen Embryo Transfers: An embryo transfer is the final step of the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) process. During a fresh transfer, the embryo is transferred back into the uterus without ever being frozen.  A frozen embryo transfer (FET) is a cycle in which frozen embryos from a previous IVF or donor egg cycle are thawed and then transferred.

Guidelines for Egg Donor Evaluation

Guidelines for Egg Donor Evaluation

All donors, both anonymous and known, should be screened per the most recent guidelines of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). Donors should be legal adults in their state and preferably between the ages of 21 and 34. The reason for the age minimum is to ensure […]

Contract, Not Custody, Law Applies in Frozen Embryo Disputes

Contract, not custody, law applies in frozen embryo disputes

In vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures allow couples in California and around the country who thought that they could never have children to enjoy the pleasures of parenthood. Fertilized embryos can even be frozen and stored for use later. The IVF facilities that offer fertility preservation services ask couples to sign documents that include cryopreservation and disposition provisions that state what should be done with frozen embryos in a divorce, but these agreements are often challenged in court.

IVF and Injections, Your Questions Answered

Egg donor taking Lupron injections

All patients are given a treatment plan, recommended by their doctors, that they should follow. In their plan, they will find the medication to take, the dosage, and when they need to go back to the clinic for vaginal ultrasounds during the ovarian stimulation.

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