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    Is Egg Donation Painful?

    2019-08-02T06:09:49+00:00

    Egg donation is a process through which a fertile woman donates her eggs to another woman to help them conceive. It’s an important part of assisted reproductive technology, also known as ART. When you decide to donate your eggs, you are ultimately deciding to help someone start their own family. Most egg donors are driven ...Read More

    Is Egg Donation Painful?2019-08-02T06:09:49+00:00

    7 truths (and myths) about egg donation

    2019-03-26T08:54:35+00:00

    Myth: Egg donation affects the future fertility of donors. Truth: The average woman is born with 2 million eggs. By puberty, that pool consists of about 400,000 follicles (eggs). Form those, only 400 will reach maturity and will be ovulated. This leaves approximately 399,600 unused. In a typical cycle, a woman produces 15-20 eggs. ...Read More

    7 truths (and myths) about egg donation2019-03-26T08:54:35+00:00

    Is Egg Donation Safe, Why Do I See So Many Negative Stories Online?

    2019-08-21T11:16:19+00:00

    Egg Donation Safety is Not Something Women Talk About Publicly The truth is, most women who donate eggs have no complications afterwards. They are guaranteed anonymity and generally want to keep their experience private. There may be people in their lives who wouldn’t approve, and they don’t want to be subject to their judgement ...Read More

    Is Egg Donation Safe, Why Do I See So Many Negative Stories Online?2019-08-21T11:16:19+00:00

    Dave Searched the Egg Donor Database to Find Somebody Who Looked Like His Late Wife

    2019-03-16T08:38:29+00:00

    Dave Wanted an Egg Donor Who Looked Like His Late Wife Dave came to us with a 5-year-old daughter, Ann. He was a widower, whose wife was diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with Ann. She refused treatment so that there would be no effects on their baby. Once Ann was born, she began treatment, ...Read More

    Dave Searched the Egg Donor Database to Find Somebody Who Looked Like His Late Wife2019-03-16T08:38:29+00:00

    I Used Donor Eggs, Part 2: Nothing’s so Bad It Couldn’t Get Worse

    2019-08-22T07:45:05+00:00

    This story originally appeared on the FitPregnancy.com website. Nothing's so bad that it couldn't be worse I was deeply disappointed, to be sure, but I wasn't devastated or even shocked. After four years and 50 dead-end blind dates on Match.com, where Paul and I ultimately met, I'd developed an all-purpose coping strategy: expect disaster. If ...Read More

    I Used Donor Eggs, Part 2: Nothing’s so Bad It Couldn’t Get Worse2019-08-22T07:45:05+00:00

    Egg Donors Needed Now!

    2019-04-29T09:55:33+00:00

    Egg Donors Needed What could you do with an extra $7,000 or more? A better car? College without loans? Graduate school? See the world? Egg Donation is one of the most selfless and empowering decisions a woman can make for herself. What could be better than helping another woman become a mother? It is a ...Read More

    Egg Donors Needed Now!2019-04-29T09:55:33+00:00

    Why More Women are Donating Their Eggs: Part 1 of 3

    2019-04-29T11:33:03+00:00

    Real Women Talk About Donating Their Eggs Abby Smith* was 27 when she heard an ad on the radio about egg donation. She’d considered it before, as a 20-year-old college student interested in a little extra cash, but ultimately realized she wouldn’t be doing it for the right reasons. Still, the seed was planted, ...Read More

    Why More Women are Donating Their Eggs: Part 1 of 32019-04-29T11:33:03+00:00

    I Used Donor Eggs, Part 5: Did the Pregnancy Take?

    2019-04-05T11:16:40+00:00

    This story originally appeared on the FitPregnancy.com website. The moment of truth, did the pregnancy take? But the day before my blood test, I impulsively dug up an old pregnancy test in my bathroom and went for it. Instantly, the stick turned blue, and for the first time, I let myself feel optimistic. The next ...Read More

    I Used Donor Eggs, Part 5: Did the Pregnancy Take?2019-04-05T11:16:40+00:00

    How Asian Egg Donors Change Lives

    2019-04-05T12:39:19+00:00

    Asian Egg Donors Are Very Much in Demand Asian Egg Donors- Ever since China's landmark decision to ban its one-child policy came into effect, it has changed the lives of so many individuals and couples, including the LGBT community. Now, the Chinese can add onto their family legacy by having another baby. While this ...Read More

    How Asian Egg Donors Change Lives2019-04-05T12:39:19+00:00

    I Used Donor Eggs, Part 4: Narrowing Down the Egg Donor List

    2019-04-29T11:30:11+00:00

    This story originally appeared on the FitPregnancy.com website. Narrowing down the egg donor list After three months of searching—and learning that our top choices had a long waiting list—we narrowed our list to two available donors. One was the blonde chemistry student; I had to admit she was smart, cute and well rounded, plus her ...Read More

    I Used Donor Eggs, Part 4: Narrowing Down the Egg Donor List2019-04-29T11:30:11+00:00