Third party reproduction

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S.O.S. Autoimmune with Donor Eggs Toronto!

  • By blessedinthemoment1 · Posted April 12, 2014
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  • Hello - im looking for anyone that has or is experiencing autoimmune issues and is getting pregnant but miscarrying each time. Ive had 4 natural pregnancies, each one lost. I finally decided to try DE ...

psych consult today

  • By vitalflame · New reply April 3, 2014
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  • Wondering- what is the evaluation today- the hour long psych consult- going to be like? Anything we should'nt say? :D ...

Looking for embryos

  • By JessMPLS · New reply April 3, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • This is my first post :) My husband and I are just finishing our home study and are starting the process towards embryo adoption. We have an agency in mind, but thought we should also reach out to individual ...

making slow progress on donor egg

  • By vitalflame · New reply March 27, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Did financial consult. Just scheduled for the psych consult. I guess the blood tests are next? then getting funding situated and ordering the meds.... How difficult are the shots, and what is the trial ...

Donor embryo transfer

  • By Modelcityzen · New reply March 23, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Hello out there:) My husband and I have just been through our first ivf using an egg donor. It was a very hard decision to come to terms with that I would not have a genetic realated child. I am adopted ...

Considering Donor Sperm... What do we tell people?

  • By TrustingLoving · New reply March 10, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • It's been two years since we found out my husband has a zero sperm count... Two LONG Years. We have prayed so hard for direction- adoption? Embryo adoption? Sperm donor? Keep trying? We just don't seem ...


  • By thelittlemermaid · New reply March 6, 2014
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  • My husband and I are ready to explore surrogacy. There are so many agencies represented online circle, generations etc. Does anyone out there have any experience or recommendations? Any advice would be ...

Smoking egg donor

  • By elianabab · New reply March 6, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Hello everyone long time since I've been active here but I have a question ,so there's that young donor which I chose but found out she's smoking 6 cigarettes a day now not sure if it can affect me conceiving ...

single embryo transfer (donor egg)

  • By hopeandgrace07 · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Anyone had or know someone who had success with a single embro transfer cycle using just one, near perfect embie? Yup, that is my situation.... just wondering if anyone can provide any insight ...

Advice for painful injections

  • By dvb · New reply February 18, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • Anyone have any advice to reduce the pain following the inter muscular shots? I have been doing progesterone and estrogen for a week and am so sore. I find them really stressful also. I understand if ...

Albany IVF & CT Fertility

  • By LeahAnn · New reply February 13, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I'm considering doing a donor egg cycle at Albany IVF or Connecticut Fertility in Bridgeport. Has anyone done a donor cycle (or other type of cycle) at one of these clinics? Would you recommend them ...

Shady Grove shared risk

  • By kass-d · New reply December 8, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Hi all, I just picked my first donor in the SGF 3:1 program. I'm wondering if anyone else out there is cycling around the same time as me!? I notice all discussions close after a while here, so all the ...

"That Book" is finally being written.

  • By pvedmom · Posted November 19, 2013
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  • Hey everyone - I hope we are all having a "No tears Tuesday" and being good to ourselves. So it's happening! It's happening! Finally after a really long time the commitment has been made to write that ...


  • By elianabab · New reply November 7, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Does anyone know where can I find recipients who will accept me as a surrogate at the age of 51? Thx ...

Reproductive Attorneys in North Carolina

  • By LKWK · New reply November 3, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Looking for recommendations on Reproductive Attorney's in North Carolina and/or any other local organizations that could provide information on the "what comes next" when using a gestational carrier ...

DE in Mexico

  • By BMelissa · New reply October 22, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Hi. My husband & I are looking at donor egg in Mexico, b/c the cost here is prohibitive & I'm hispanic so more choices of finding a similar match. I am wondering if anyone has had experience in Mexico ...

Unlucky Number 5 - Vent

Overdone (Inactive)
  • By Overdone (Inactive) · New reply October 18, 2013
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  • Our donor went in to have her eggs retrieved yesterday and I was thrilled as we got 14 eggs ( I was going to be happy with anything above 10). The lab phoned this morning saying that they can confirm ...


  • By Makenabeach · New reply October 8, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Hi, I'm new to this board and was wondering if anyone has had any experiences with embryo donation. I've been researching it and have been put on a few wait lists. I've been finding that most US clinics ...

Need help ? brand new to this whole concept

  • By Ashlyw24 · New reply September 18, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Hi Everyone I have always heard of A gestational surrogate, but never put any thought into it. Now after 2 miscarriages and trying to get pregnant again for 3 additional years Im trying trying to learn ...

Emotions involved in using a sperm donor

  • By Angel1321 · New reply August 20, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Hi there. I am new to this site and just wanted to share and get some feedback from those who might be going through the same thoughts that I am having. I am 37 yrs old, and my 2nd husband and I would ...

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