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Will Being an Egg Donor Impact My Own Fertility?

One of the largest misconceptions about becoming an egg donor is the rumor that the process will impact your own future fertility. We want to be very clear about this. Becoming an egg donor will not impact your future fertility. ...
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Can I Be Registered With More Than One Agency or Clinic

Once you’ve made the choice to become an egg donor, it’s normal and natural to feel empowered to surge forward. Many young women tell us that once they’ve made up their minds to do this − they’re ready t...
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Frozen Egg Bank vs Fresh Donor Cycle

Making the choice between a frozen egg cycle and a fresh egg donor cycle can feel confusing. On one hand, it would seem as though using an egg that hasn’t been frozen and thawed would have better results. But on...
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Ideal Egg Donor

Five Things That Will Make You an Ideal Egg Donor Becoming an egg donor is a big decision! It’s a choice that will benefit you significantly in exchange for a minimal amount of our time, while also changing the wo...
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Tips for Finding Your PERFECT Egg Donor

Tips for Finding Your PERFECT Egg Donor In some ways, finding an egg donor is a bigger deal than finding your surrogate. In fact, some may say that it’s even more challenging than the decision to choose surrogacy in th...
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Gratitude for Egg Donors and Surrogates: Be the Rainbow in Someone's Cloud

This month, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, our theme is "Be the Reason Someone is Thankful". When you think of the enormous, life- changing impact donating your eggs or being a surrogate can have, the word ‘thankful' do...
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Every Child Born Could be the Next President or Oprah

We've kicked off November's theme, which is ‘Be the Reason Someone is Thankful'. When it comes to third party family building in particular, there are many people to be thankful for as it may include donor eggs, donor sperm, a ...
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Will You be Haunted by Egg Donation?

Egg donation can be a powerful and life changing gift. However, as we're discussing this month, there are some fears and concerns that go along with it too. That's what we're discussing this month: Dragging fears, misconceptions and worries out ...
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The Fear of the Exploitation of Surrogates and Donors

This month, we're tackling fears and misconceptions about third party family building. This week's post is one that particularly gets me fired up because it's one of the biggest misconceptions in the industry. It's that third-party building is a "...
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Real Talk from Eloise: Removing the Fear and Misconception of Third Party Reproduction

I'm very excited to introduce this month's theme. October is known for several things: Pumpkin Spice Latte's, the color of fall leaves and of course, Halloween which brings both tricks and treats. Some people love to be scared; whether it's ...
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Becoming a Gestational Surrogate or an Egg Donor: Benefits of Working with an Agency

As you know, school is back in session and we're using the month of September to educate those who are interested in helping build a family. This week, we're focusing on those exceptional human beings that are considering becoming an ...
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Real Talk with Eloise: Family Inceptions School is In Session

It's September, which is when school starts again. It makes me think of what I feel is my greatest role as an educator. When you look up "educator" in the dictionary, it's defined as, "a person who ...
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