Latest Egg donation Stories

Sperm Donor Found To Be The Father Of 150 Children
2011-09-06 12:53:44

  The New York Times reported recently that one sperm donor is the father of 150 children. According to the report, the son of a donor has found that he has 150 half-siblings who came from the same donor. Experts are concerned that this trend could result in accidental incest between children fathered by the same donor. “My daughter knows her donor´s number for this very reason,” the mother of a teenager conceived via sperm donation in California told The New...

2011-08-15 00:00:29

The complimentary credit can be used for any non insurance-covered service. Please contact Southwest Fertility Center for more details. Phoenix, AZ / Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 Southwest Fertility Center (http://southwestfertilitycenter.com) is pleased to announce four upcoming fertility seminar dates at their Phoenix, Arizona branch. To register, please RSVP by calling call 602-956-7481. Every attendee will receive a $250 couple credit toward any non insurance-covered service. The...

2011-07-30 00:01:04

For the first time in the USA, a leading fertility and egg donation center is offering programs that include guaranteed quantities of viable eggs for its patients. CT Fertility is able to guarantee egg quantities thanks to the high quality of its carefully screened egg donors, and by supplementing any shortfall with frozen eggs from its Egg Bank, one of the largest and most successful in the world. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 CT Fertility, one of the leading fertility and egg...

2011-07-20 02:10:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northeast Assisted Fertility Group (NAFG), already among the leading surrogacy and egg donation programs in the United States, is pleased to announce its enhanced International Program, extending a more complete menu of services to citizens of England, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, and other countries where the practice of egg donation and surrogacy is restricted or very limited. Ever since it was founded, NAFG has...

2011-07-18 10:33:00

HARTFORD, Conn., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a growing number of local couples and singles who seek a morally and legally sound parenting alternative, Circle Surrogacy [http://www.circlesurrogacy.com] is hosting a two-hour informational group meeting to discuss the legal, medical, economical and societal conditions of surrogacy that are available in the United States. The meeting will involve personal stories and expert advice to help couples and singles fulfill their...

2011-07-06 23:56:52

Other important data the European IVF Monitoring group (EIM) on 2008 cycles and the International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART) on 2007 cycles highlighted were Sweden's low rate of multiple births "“ the lowest in the world "“ and Spain's 30 % share of egg donations in Europe. The EIM collected data on frozen oocyte retrieval (FOR) cycles for the first time. Until today, egg freezing is still not offered on a wide scale but can be an option for...

2011-07-04 10:41:49

Physicians are well aware that the chance of birthing a child with Down's syndrome increases with the age of the mother, especially for those over 35. Researchers are now also finding links between Down's syndrome and drugs used in in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for older women, BBC News reports. UK researchers looking at 34 couples have discovered a link with IVF in older women disturbing the genetic material of her eggs. The magnitude of the risk is still unknown but it could also cause many...

2011-06-16 00:00:28

The UK government is currently going through a consultation and review on whether to change the laws around paying women to donate eggs to help cut the long donor waiting list in the UK. Their full findings on compensation are not due until mid-October but early indications are that public opinion is on the side of allowing donors to receive payment as is already the case in the U.S. Manchester, England, United Kingdom (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 The UK government is currently going through a...

2011-06-16 00:00:27

Dr. Spencer Richlin Recognized by Patients, Peers as Leading Fertility Doctor Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Fertility Doctor Spencer Richlin of Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) has been honored with two important accolades "“ one based on input from his peers and the other from patients. Dr. Richlin is included in "2011 Top Doc New York Metro Area," which is compiled by Castle Connolly after culling peer reviews. Vitals.com readers also rated Dr. Richlin...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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