Agency vs. Independent Matches: Pros and Cons

If you are wondering how to find a surrogate, there are two main ways to go about it. You can use an agency, which has experience matching prospective parents with surrogates. Or you can find your surrogate independently and perhaps ask someone you know to be the...

How Are Gestational Carriers Recruited?

Becoming a gestational carrier is a wonderful way to give the most amazing gift to someone who wants to start their own family. A gestational carrier acts as a surrogate to carry the fertilized egg to term. In vitro fertilization implants an embryo formed from the...

Using a Friend or Family Member as a Surrogate

If you have decided to have someone carry your child as a surrogate, a natural question is whether it can be someone you know. Surrogacy is an intimate and personal experience. It might seem appealing to enlist a person you already feel close to instead of asking...

How Many Eggs Do Doctors Take out for Egg Freezing?

Egg freezing helps preserve your reproductive potential by harvesting your eggs from your ovaries and freezing them for future use. If you want a house full of kids in the future but aren’t ready right now, egg freezing can help you become a parent when the time...

Methods of Egg Retrieval

After an egg donor applies, gets accepted and matched with a family, the egg retrieval process can begin. The procedure is quick and typically painless, and you won’t even be in our office a full day for us to retrieve your eggs. We work to give you as much...

How Are Egg Donors Recruited?

Egg donation is a beautiful gift to a couple or single person who wants to have a child. When you donate your eggs, you are giving life to someone’s dream. While the process can seem daunting, becoming an egg donor is relatively straightforward. If you’re...

Immunizations You Need Before Becoming a Surrogate

If you’ve decided to become a surrogate, you are giving the gift of life to a family who is unable to bring a child into this world for a variety of reasons. This amazing and life-changing experience will fill you with joy at the thought of helping a family in...

Managing Stress and Anxiety During IVF

For those struggling with infertility, the road to becoming a parent can be very stressful. Over the years, infertility takes its toll. So, by the time you’re ready to undergo fertility treatments, you may be emotionally drained. IVF gives many intended parents...