A Few Words on the Stigma of Using Donor Gametes

There are thousands of people struggling with infertility today, and the use of various treatments that help couples have a baby has become a commonplace occurrence. The most popular of them is IVF (in-vitro fertilization), which accounts for almost 1.5% … Continue reading

From Struggle to Triumph! Mae Hagan’s story

For many of us, the road to our dream babies can be long, stressful, and complicated.  For Mae Hagan, the road was incredibly long and difficult.  But, thankfully, she and her husband  had a very happy conclusion and recently welcomed … Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Becoming an Egg Donor

  If you are a healthy woman aged between 21 and 31, you have a chance to become an egg donor. However, choosing to donate your eggs so that someone else has the chance to have a child is a … Continue reading

Fresh Eggs Vs. Frozen Eggs: Which Is Better?

Before discussing which is better to use, fresh donor eggs or frozen, we need to define the differences between them. This will help you understand not only which option offers better chances of having a baby but also why this … Continue reading

How to Tell Your Child You Used an Egg Donor

Many couples who have successfully given birth by using the assistance of an egg donor struggle with disclosing this information to even their closest friends and relatives. Telling your child is even harder. The following tips should help you do … Continue reading

How to ‘Embrace Your Now’ When Going through Egg Donation

One of the hardest things to do when fighting infertility is to remember that life in itself is a magical gift and we must appreciate every moment of it. When struggling with this particular problem, time seems to fly by … Continue reading

Is Egg Donation Right for Me? Defining Your Priorities

Infertility is a challenge thousands of people face and a wide range of methods are used to overcome it. Egg donation is one of the methods that can help you conceive a child, but choosing this road is extremely difficult. … Continue reading

Improving Your Fertility. Does Exercising Help?

  Do you want to have a baby? You are not alone. Every year a number of women will try different techniques for improving their fertility. One technique that has received mixed reviews is exercise. There is no doubt in … Continue reading

Egg Donation in Japan

Egg donation in Japan is relatively new.  Prior to 2015, only 24 cases of babies born through egg donation had been identified.  The donors were all friends or relatives.   These do not account for the cases of Japanese parents going … Continue reading

Chinese Egg Donors in China: Why some couples match with donors in China

Recently, China suspended its over thirty-five year policy of permitting just one child per family to allow couples to have a second child.  This change was due to economic reasons; labor shortage and large aging population.  Many policy experts foresaw … Continue reading