Should you donate your eggs?

Should you donate your eggs?

  Egg donation is a medical process that spurs young, healthy women’s ovaries to produce extra eggs, which are then retrieved and made available to other women struggling with infertility. While women can donate eggs to a friend or a family member, women...
IVF after 40 – The Fertility Fountain of Youth?

IVF after 40 – The Fertility Fountain of Youth?

  All too often popular culture makes IVF seem like the miracle cure-all for fertility problems, especially as women age. We are bombarded with images of glowing celebrities in their 40s, or even older, cradling their baby bump or with a “miracle” newborn in...
Is egg freezing a good idea?

Is egg freezing a good idea?

  From The Fertility Podcast by Natalie Silverman. Jemma Kennedy is a playwright who froze her eggs. However, she is sharing her views on how she feels she was treated, since it wasn’t the most positive experience. In contrast, Valerie Landis has been...
Why Endometriosis Hurts Everyone

Why Endometriosis Hurts Everyone

  Endometriosis hurts. There’s no question about it. Millions of women suffer in the U.S., and around the world. The clinical terms that doctors use to define the pain and suffering are well-known to many women, particularly as they try to seek some answers....
Choosing Donor Conception

Choosing Donor Conception

Like many people trying to have a baby in their early 40’s, our journey involved some unexpected twists and turns. We went through multiple IUI and IVF cycles and unsuccessful attempts with multiple egg donors. At our doctor’s recommendation, we ultimately decided to...