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2010-11-30 16:18:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The steady increase in recession-spurred egg donor prospects has not resulted in a larger pool of qualified candidates, a leading agency that matches egg donors and gestational surrogates with intended parents said today. "While media coverage, and especially about the compensation (averaging $5,000 to $7,000) has created awareness and a flood of prospects, the vast majority have not qualified as donors for various reasons," said Mary Ellen...

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2010-11-26 11:57:21

A new study suggests that women who use donated eggs to get pregnant by in vitro fertilization (IVF) might be more at risk for a potentially dangerous complication than women who use traditional IVF methods. Women who use IVF -- in which an egg is fertilized outside the body, then implanted into a woman's uterus -- are already believed to be at an increased risk for preeclampsia -- a condition that occurs when a woman's blood pressure rises during her second or third trimester and her...

2010-11-19 00:00:00

Full service egg donation and surrogacy center, Center for Egg Option, Illinois, launches an exclusive "Cycle Saver Program" for prospective parents whose previous attempts with egg donation have been unsuccessful. Program Director Nancy Block developed this one-of-a-kind opportunity to help prospective parents with their family building journey, without the added financial stress that is a frequent and familiar challenge. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Nancy Block, Program...

2010-11-16 10:29:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A controversial new documentary called "Eggsploitation" condemns the fertility industry for taking advantage of young women who risk their health in donating their eggs. But industry leaders say the film exaggerates the exceptions. Mary Ellen McLaughlin, a nurse and partner with Chicago-based Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR), points out that egg retrieval is a medical procedure, and "any such procedure entails some risk." "Donors need to be...

2010-11-15 00:00:36

Dr. John Stangel Recognized for Excellence in Fertility Treatment in November Issue of Westchester Magazine Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 14, 2010 In its annual "Top Doctors" issue, Westchester magazine included Dr. John Stangel as a leading reproductive endocrinologist based on research conducted by Castle Connelly Medical Ltd. Dr. Stangel, who is the Westchester County Medical Director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), was one of two reproductive...

2010-11-04 00:00:38

Attain Fertility Centers and The AFA Produce Video for Gay Women Researching Pregnancy, Conception and Surrogacy Purchase, NY (PRWEB) November 3, 2010 Gay women who want to become pregnant and have a family biologically have many options available to them. In a recent educational video by The American Fertility Association titled "Reproductive Options for Lesbian Women," many of those options are discussed along with legal considerations to keep in mind. The video, funded by Attain®...

2010-10-11 15:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Galen, M.D., one of California's earliest fertility specialists, says that fears about the 'brave new world' of medical technology that stunned the world in 1978 are vindicated by the announcement that the British biologist who developed in vitro fertilization (IVF) for humans, Professor Robert Edwards, was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Galen, surgical and research director of Reproductive Science Center of the...

2010-09-21 13:23:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In efforts to increase awareness of fertility preservation options for cancer patients whose treatment may jeopardize their future fertility, Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area (RSC) created the Sharing Hope Program in partnership with Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Foundation. The cancer survivor and champion cyclist created the foundation in 1997 to provide reproductive information, emotional, and financial resources to...

2010-09-08 07:00:00

New Documentary Presents the Disturbing Truths of the Human Egg Trade, Calls for Protection of Young Women's Health WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eggsploitation, a new documentary film blowing the whistle on the deceptive practices of the infertility industry to exploit young women for their eggs, will premiere at the Capitol Hill Visitor Center in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. in Room HVC 201. This exclusive film screening is being...

2010-09-07 07:15:00

BOSTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- It's simple: you want to have a baby. And it's not so simple: you want to have a baby. As with every monumental endeavor, the path to parenthood is uniquely unpredictable, but navigating through the obstacles is easier when you have the facts, and know your options. The American Fertility Association (The AFA) and Fertility SOURCE Companies will host a complimentary dinner and casual conversation about everything you need to know on starting a family. The...


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