Five Comments about Fertility Care We Can Leave in 2019

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility, Infertility, Surrogacy, Egg donor January 27, 2020

As if the world of fertility care doesn’t present enough challenges, negative commentary—which can come from even those who are well-meaning—isn’t something anyone should have to experience. Though societal knowledge about fertility, IVF, and third-party services like surrogacy and egg donation has improved in recent years, there’s still a ways to go. We’ve outlined five comments about fertility care we thi…

Is an Egg Donor Pregnancy Different?

Posted in General | Tagged Egg Donation, Egg donor, Egg donor pregnancy, Pregnancy December 20, 2019

If you’re considering working with an egg donor to help grow your family, you likely have some questions and concerns about the process and what to expect. In particular, you may be wondering how an egg donor pregnancy differs from traditional pregnancies. Below are two key points to keep in mind. Medical Aspects When using an egg donor, the medical aspects of your pregnancy will not differ from t…

How to Find the Right Egg Donor for Your Growing Family

Posted in Egg Donation | Tagged Egg donation, Egg donor October 25, 2019

Once you’ve decided to move forward with egg donation as a means of growing your family, you can get started finding for the right clinic for your needs — and, of course, the right donor! While choosing an egg donor may seem daunting, the process doesn’t need to be stressful. Below are three key points to keep in mind as you begin searching for an egg donor. 1. Decide what qualities are most impor…

10 Most-Asked Questions from Egg Donors

Posted in Egg Donation | Tagged Become an egg donor, Egg donation, Egg donor August 13, 2018

Becoming an egg donor is a big decision; it requires both time and energy commitments from young women that not every woman can responsibly meet. Egg donors are admired for this commitment and are compensated for their efforts. Throughout the egg donation cycle, donors work with a fertility clinic, and sometimes a case manager from a donor agency, in order to complete the cycles successfully and…

Do I Need to Pick an Egg Donor Who Looks Like Me?

Posted in Egg Donation | Tagged Egg donation, Egg donor, Egg donation process, Fairfax Egg Bank, LGBTQ family building September 11, 2017

Choosing an egg donor to help build your family is a very important decision, and many growing families are unsure how to decide the factors they will weigh when making this choice. Often, couples will choose someone who looks like they do, measuring traits such as height, weight, hair color, eye color, race, etc. This is certainly still the most common route while reviewing an egg donor…