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10 Psychological Questions to Ask when Considering Sperm Donation

For thousands of people every year, sperm donation opens the door to becoming a parent, but deciding whether or not sperm donation is right for you can be a very emotional process. Ten questions to ask (yourself) when using a sperm donor If you're considering using donor sperm, it's a good idea to ...Continue Reading

10 Psychological Questions to Ask when Considering Sperm Donation

For thousands of people every year, sperm donation opens the door to becoming a parent, but deciding whether or not sperm donation is right for you can be a very emotional process. Ten questions to ask (yourself) when using a sperm donor If you're considering using donor sperm, it's a good idea to ...Continue Reading

Health Risks of Sperm Donation

Therapeutic donor insemination (DI or TDI), more commonly known as using donor sperm to become pregnant helps thousands of people to become parents, at the same time it can potentially introduce a number of health risks both mom and baby. Thanks to advances in testing and screening techniques, thes ...Continue Reading

Health Risks of Sperm Donation

Therapeutic donor insemination (DI or TDI), more commonly known as using donor sperm to become pregnant helps thousands of people to become parents, at the same time it can potentially introduce a number of health risks both mom and baby. Thanks to advances in testing and screening techniques, thes ...Continue Reading

Surrogacy

Surrogacy is a form of third-party reproduction in which a woman carries and gives birth to another woman's or couple's baby. Because of the complications and expense involved, couples usually resort to surrogacy after trying all other reproductive options. In the past, couples would conceive the b ...Continue Reading

Surrogacy

Surrogacy is a form of third-party reproduction in which a woman carries and gives birth to another woman's or couple's baby. Because of the complications and expense involved, couples usually resort to surrogacy after trying all other reproductive options. In the past, couples would conceive the b ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation

Using donor sperm (doctors call it therapeutic donor insemination) is a process in which a man donates his sperm, usually for a small payment, to be frozen with the intention of being used for pregnancy. Donated sperm is most commonly used in artificial insemination and may also be used in a variety ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation

Using donor sperm (doctors call it therapeutic donor insemination) is a process in which a man donates his sperm, usually for a small payment, to be frozen with the intention of being used for pregnancy. Donated sperm is most commonly used in artificial insemination and may also be used in a variety ...Continue Reading

All About Egg Donation

Egg donation is a form of third-party reproduction in which a woman donates her eggs to another person or couple to help them have a baby through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Since the first baby was born from a donated egg in 1984, egg donation has helped bring thousands of babies into the world. ...Continue Reading

All About Egg Donation

Egg donation is a form of third-party reproduction in which a woman donates her eggs to another person or couple to help them have a baby through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Since the first baby was born from a donated egg in 1984, egg donation has helped bring thousands of babies into the world. ...Continue Reading

All About Vasectomy Reversal

A vasectomy, though thought to be a permanent form of birth control, can be reversed. Unexpected events in men’s lives can lead them to change their mind. Reasoning ranges from the desire to have another child, tragic loss of a child, or a new marriage and family opportunities. Regardless of t ...Continue Reading

All About Vasectomy Reversal

A vasectomy, though thought to be a permanent form of birth control, can be reversed. Unexpected events in men’s lives can lead them to change their mind. Reasoning ranges from the desire to have another child, tragic loss of a child, or a new marriage and family opportunities. Regardless of t ...Continue Reading

Health Insurance and Egg Donation

Because egg donation is considered an elective procedure, most insurance policies won't cover it. There are certainly exceptions, but they're not very common. So it's important to check with individual insurers to determine whether all, none, or a part of the procedure will be paid for. For many pe ...Continue Reading

Health Insurance and Egg Donation

Because egg donation is considered an elective procedure, most insurance policies won't cover it. There are certainly exceptions, but they're not very common. So it's important to check with individual insurers to determine whether all, none, or a part of the procedure will be paid for. For many pe ...Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Egg Donation

Recipients of egg donation can face specific troubles and issues that donors don't. Often, the drawbacks won't be enough to dampen one's desire to have the procedure, but you should still consider the following pros and cons carefully. Pros of egg donation These are a few of the biggest pros of us ...Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Egg Donation

Recipients of egg donation can face specific troubles and issues that donors don't. Often, the drawbacks won't be enough to dampen one's desire to have the procedure, but you should still consider the following pros and cons carefully. Pros of egg donation These are a few of the biggest pros of us ...Continue Reading

Recipients: How to Prepare for Egg Donation

Egg donation can take a toll on your physical, mental and emotional health. In addition to taking medications and undergoing the implantation procedure, you need to prepare yourself for the possibility that the process may not work. To prepare yourself as best as possible, consider the following tip ...Continue Reading

Recipients: How to Prepare for Egg Donation

Egg donation can take a toll on your physical, mental and emotional health. In addition to taking medications and undergoing the implantation procedure, you need to prepare yourself for the possibility that the process may not work. To prepare yourself as best as possible, consider the following tip ...Continue Reading

All About Tubal Reversal

Every year, about 700,000 women in the U.S. undergo a tubal ligation, a procedure in which a woman's fallopian tubes are intentionally closed or blocked, either by tying the tubes together, sealing them shut with a ring or clip, or burning them with a moderate electric current. This keeps eggs from ...Continue Reading

All About Tubal Reversal

Every year, about 700,000 women in the U.S. undergo a tubal ligation, a procedure in which a woman's fallopian tubes are intentionally closed or blocked, either by tying the tubes together, sealing them shut with a ring or clip, or burning them with a moderate electric current. This keeps eggs from ...Continue Reading

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