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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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How to tell your children they are a product of donor eggs

Those who require the assistance of an egg donor to achieve their goal of parenthood often have two major concerns. Time and time again we are asked: Should I tell my child that they were conceived via donor eggs? How ...
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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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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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What Are Your Family Building Resolutions in 2018?

2018 is just around the corner and if you want to add to your family in the New Year, you have options. While no one imagines having children with the help of a doctor, hormone shots or a surrogate, - in ...
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Being Thankful for IVF Technology: Who says IVF isn't a gift from God?

Our theme this month is, "Be the Reason Someone is Thankful" and given that it's Thanksgiving time, it's also a moment to give thanks for the blessings God has given us. I often discuss God when it comes ...
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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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Misconceptions of Third Party Professionals

This month, in the spirit of Halloween, we've been talking about fears, concerns and frights when it comes to third party family building. If you've been reading our blogs this month (and I hope you have as well as sharing ...
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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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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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