A History of IVF Around the World

One summer day in 1978, a historic event occurred: a baby girl was born in England. But this was not just any baby girl — Louise Brown’s birth marked the first successful baby conceived via in vitro fertilization. Commonly known as IVF, this relatively new...

Maternity Leave as a Surrogate

If you’re a potential surrogate, you may be wondering about the topic of maternity leave. This time off work is intended to give new mothers a chance to adjust, heal and bond with their newborn. You may not be bringing a baby home with you, but there is still a...

6 Ways to Boost Fertility

Waiting on a positive pregnancy test can feel frustrating and discouraging, especially if you’re ready to take the plunge into parenthood. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say about 10% of women in the U.S. ages 15-44 will have trouble with...

What to Do When Fertility Treatment Fails

Starting a cycle of fertility treatment — whether it’s your first time or you’ve experienced previous rounds — brings hope of finally getting the child you’ve always wanted. You may have traveled for treatment and devoted a significant amount of time...
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