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How to Research Egg Donation—and What to Avoid

If you’re considering becoming an egg donor, you probably have a lot of questions. To ensure you have a seamless experience and receive the care and support you need, it’s important to learn about the process in depth while steering clear of myths and misconceptions. Egg donation is the process of rem…

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Advice for Same-sex Male Couples Using an Egg Donor

Egg donation, in coordination with surrogacy, is a core part of LGBT family building for same-sex male couples. Same-sex male couples have the option of asking a close family member or friend to donate her eggs or they can work with an anonymous donor who they are matched with by an agency. For…

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Finding the Right Egg Donor Agency

When you know that an egg donor is needed in order to help build your family, the first step is to decide where the donated egg(s) will come from. If you are working with a known or directed egg donor (someone you already know, like a family member or a close friend), then the process will be…

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Three Takeaways Parents Learn When Using an Egg Donor

When an intended parent decides to use donated eggs during pregnancy, it’s often done so with trepidation. Parents wonder: Will I be able to afford an egg donor pregnancy? Will I find an egg donor who matches my genetic characteristics? Will my egg donor pregnancy look and feel different from any o…

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Adjusting to Using an Egg Donor: Facing Emotional Challenges

If you’ve come to the point in your fertility journey when the need for an egg donor arises, you’re not alone. Roughly 12 percent of all in vitro fertilization (IVF cycles in the United States) — or about 16,000 per year — involve donor eggs. The good news for those participating in an egg donor pregnan…

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Confused About Becoming an Egg Donor? Get the Facts

Sometimes women consider the notion of becoming an egg donor only to scrap the idea due to misconceptions that egg donation is really a restrictive, self-sacrificing process. In reality, egg donation does not require women to alter their life goals in order to donate, and only a few lifestyle…

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Five Ways Female Fertility and Age Are Misunderstood

Many women grow tired of getting a side elbow or wink from friends and relatives urging them to “get on with pregnancy.” Though women may feel less pressure to follow a rigid path to marriage and childbirth now than in bygone eras, the misconceptions society holds regarding a woman’s age and her ferti…

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