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Post-Egg Donation Lifestyle for Recipients

The egg donation procedure does not end after implantation into the recipient. Both the immediate and long-term lifestyle will contain different requirements and place new demands on the recipient. Rest and Relaxation Because of the invasive nature of implantation, most physicians recommend a lot o ...Continue Reading

Post-Egg Donation Lifestyle for Recipients

The egg donation procedure does not end after implantation into the recipient. Both the immediate and long-term lifestyle will contain different requirements and place new demands on the recipient. Rest and Relaxation Because of the invasive nature of implantation, most physicians recommend a lot o ...Continue Reading

Post-Gestational Carrier Program Lifestyle

The gestational carrier program involves a couple that will provide the genetic material and a surrogate mother, or the gestational carrier (GC), who will carry the baby. The lifestyle (after the gestational carrier program) of the GC and the parents can be changed, so that all parties will avoid p ...Continue Reading

Post-Gestational Carrier Program Lifestyle

The gestational carrier program involves a couple that will provide the genetic material and a surrogate mother, or the gestational carrier (GC), who will carry the baby. The lifestyle (after the gestational carrier program) of the GC and the parents can be changed, so that all parties will avoid p ...Continue Reading

Possible Complications of Surrogacy for the Surrogate Mother

A woman can sign an agreement of surrogacy if she is ready to get pregnant and deliver a child for another couple. As per the agreement signed by that woman, she can either be a biological mother, wherein she gets inseminated by artificial methods, or a gestation mother, where her uterus is used fo ...Continue Reading

Possible Complications of Surrogacy for the Surrogate Mother

A woman can sign an agreement of surrogacy if she is ready to get pregnant and deliver a child for another couple. As per the agreement signed by that woman, she can either be a biological mother, wherein she gets inseminated by artificial methods, or a gestation mother, where her uterus is used fo ...Continue Reading

Options for Reversing Ligated Tubes

If you've changed your mind after having your tubes tied and want to conceive again, you're likely weighing a tubal reversal versus in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. A tubal reversal is actually one of the best kept secrets when it comes to having more children. The chances of conceiving agai ...Continue Reading

Options for Reversing Ligated Tubes

If you've changed your mind after having your tubes tied and want to conceive again, you're likely weighing a tubal reversal versus in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. A tubal reversal is actually one of the best kept secrets when it comes to having more children. The chances of conceiving agai ...Continue Reading

Myths about Surrogacy

Surrogacy is an option for couples and singles who want to have children but have experienced difficulties conceiving themselves or would prefer to leave the childbirth to a surrogate mother. However, misconceptions about the process may cause you to jump to conclusions about the procedure. If you ...Continue Reading

Myths about Surrogacy

Surrogacy is an option for couples and singles who want to have children but have experienced difficulties conceiving themselves or would prefer to leave the childbirth to a surrogate mother. However, misconceptions about the process may cause you to jump to conclusions about the procedure. If you ...Continue Reading

Motivations and Compensation for Egg Donation

Participating in egg donation is a serious emotional and physical decision. Not only will a donor’s body be pushed to develop eggs and undergo an invasive procedure, but she will also need to be comfortable with the ethical aspects of her decision. For those donors or recipients unsure about ...Continue Reading

Motivations and Compensation for Egg Donation

Participating in egg donation is a serious emotional and physical decision. Not only will a donor’s body be pushed to develop eggs and undergo an invasive procedure, but she will also need to be comfortable with the ethical aspects of her decision. For those donors or recipients unsure about ...Continue Reading

Medical Conditions and Tubal Reversal Surgery

Tubal reversal surgery, also known as tubal reanastomosis, is performed to reverse a prior tubal ligation surgery. Tubal ligation is sought as a permanent sterilization solution for women who no longer wish to become pregnant. But should the woman change her mind later in life, tubal reversal is th ...Continue Reading

Medical Conditions and Tubal Reversal Surgery

Tubal reversal surgery, also known as tubal reanastomosis, is performed to reverse a prior tubal ligation surgery. Tubal ligation is sought as a permanent sterilization solution for women who no longer wish to become pregnant. But should the woman change her mind later in life, tubal reversal is th ...Continue Reading

Medical Conditions and Gestational Carrier Programs

Gestational carrier programs thoroughly screen the carriers prior to accepting them into their pool of available carriers. However, this screening does not guarantee that the carrier will not have medical conditions. Below is a description of potential medical conditions involved in gestational car ...Continue Reading

Medical Conditions and Gestational Carrier Programs

Gestational carrier programs thoroughly screen the carriers prior to accepting them into their pool of available carriers. However, this screening does not guarantee that the carrier will not have medical conditions. Below is a description of potential medical conditions involved in gestational car ...Continue Reading

IVF vs. Tubal Reversal: Which Is Better?

A lot of women have their tubes tied when they decide they don’t want children, or that they have had enough children. In fact, approximately one million women have their tubes tied each year. Many of these women remain happy with their decision for years; but some later change their minds. Fo ...Continue Reading

IVF vs. Tubal Reversal: Which Is Better?

A lot of women have their tubes tied when they decide they don’t want children, or that they have had enough children. In fact, approximately one million women have their tubes tied each year. Many of these women remain happy with their decision for years; but some later change their minds. Fo ...Continue Reading

Is Tubal Reversal Surgery Safe?

Tubal reversal surgery does pose some risk to the patients that receive the treatment. In some cases, the negative side effects result in severe conditions, some which have the ability to cause death. Most patients do sustain positive results, making the tubal reversal procedure one of the only eff ...Continue Reading

Is Tubal Reversal Surgery Safe?

Tubal reversal surgery does pose some risk to the patients that receive the treatment. In some cases, the negative side effects result in severe conditions, some which have the ability to cause death. Most patients do sustain positive results, making the tubal reversal procedure one of the only eff ...Continue Reading

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