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Considering A Twin Surrogacy? Read This First - 5 min read

Here’s what you should know if you are thinking about a twin pregnancy via surrogacy. How Is Multiple Gestational Surrogacy Even Possible Generally speaking, there are two ways that make it possible to have twins during a surrogacy.  Double embryo transfer. Before an embryo is transferred, the embryos are evaluated to make sure only the healthiest ones are transferred to the surrogate’s uterus. If two…

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For Parents

The Egg Donation Process – From Start To Finish - 6 min read

For some, starting or growing a family comes easily, but for others it may take more time and effort, and might require the use of third party reproduction alternatives. One of these is egg donation - an assisted reproductive treatment utilized by women who do not have any viable eggs for whatever reason, as well as by gay or single men who want to start…

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For Parents

The Surrogacy Process Roadmap – Step By Step - 7 min read

The Surrogacy process is a journey and if you’re considering using it, it may be useful to know what to expect and understand the timeline. Although each surrogacy journey is different and its length depends on varying factors, the average process takes about 19-22 months. Here is a breakdown of the five steps that make up your journey to parenthood. Surrogacy is a method of…

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For Parents

The Role of a Surrogacy Agency - 2 min read

To understand why it’s important to work with a surrogacy agency, you need to understand its role. Surrogacy agencies are also called surrogacy centers, groups, or programs. All of them perform the same function. They help connect surrogates and intended parents. What Services Do The Agencies Provide? Agencies offer different types of services. Here are the basics? Matching services to help parents find surrogates meeting…

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For Parents

Generous Donors: Egg Donors and Surrogates - 3 min read

Egg donation and Surrogacy process are called the miraculous procedures to welcome a child in your family whether you are a couple facing infertility issues or you are a gay couple that wants to have a child. A third-party reproduction like this might sound impersonal. It’s anything but. The women who donate eggs or become a gestational carrier are sacrificing a part of themselves in…

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For Egg Donors

How Many Times Can You Donate Your Eggs? - 2 min read

How many times can a woman donate her eggs? This question is answered here. How many eggs can you donate? It’s important to understand that through each cycle, the ovary matures 10 to 20 eggs. However, only one of these eggs makes their way to ovulation. The rest of them are absorbed back into the body.Taking medication helps your body mature most of all of…

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For Egg Donors

Egg Donation Process: Is It Painful to Be an Egg Donor? - 2 min read

The honest answer to this question is that “it depends”. Every woman is different, and multiple steps are involved in the egg donation process, which is likely to affect each donor in a different way. To understand that, let’s break down the egg donation procedure and see how it can affect the donor: Shots and Medication The egg donation process starts with medical testing and…

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For Egg Donors

Health Risks of Being an Egg Donor - 2 min read

The egg donation process requires the egg donor to take hormone injections for stimulating the release of multiple eggs. The egg retrieval requires anesthesia as well. Therefore, the process includes some health risks which may appear later on in life. Let’s start from the top… Physical Risks of Donation Egg donors might want to bear complication and some unwanted side effects. The process starts with…

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For Parents

Intended Parents: Can You Finance Surrogacy? - 3 min read

Hands down, gestational surrogacy is expensive. Fortunately, financial support is available to help couples start a family. Without further ado, let’s check out the financial aids available: Surrogate Health insuranceAlthough most of the time you have to purchase a supplemental surrogate health insurance plan because health insurance doesn’t cover surrogate, it’s kind of financial support. This insurance covers the cost of surrogate pregnancy and delivery.…

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For Parents

Surrogacy In The Time of COVID - 2 min read

The surrogates, egg donors, and intended parents have to adapt to the shifting regulations during the COVID era. If you are opting for gestational surrogacy, there is a risk of contracting the virus since the entire process involved visiting the clinic to donate the egg and then the embryo transfer procedure. It becomes pertinent to follow the Safety protocols to ensure that all parties involved…

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For Egg Donors

How Much Do Egg Donors Make - 2 min read

The compensation for donation is a tricky subject. Like any decision, this is a big one as well. So here is everything you must know about egg donor cost. How Much Are You Paid? The money you can make through donation varies depending on where you donate the egg. Usually, by donating your eggs, you can make between $5,000 and $10,000 per cycle. The compensation…

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For Parents

How much does surrogacy cost and where can you save? - 5 min read

The good news is that with advance planning and knowledge, surrogacy can be affordable. In addition, some costs might be tax deductible so it’s a good idea to consult with a tax professional when you start your journey. To help you understand all the financial aspects of surrogacy, we’ve broken the expenses down to all the different factors.  Let’s go over them, one by one.…

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