Latest Egg donation Stories

2013-07-19 23:20:01

Already unique in offering a large database of exclusive, fully screened and immediately available egg donors, CT Fertility is improving its matching process by adding self-made personal video introductions featuring the donors' lives, homes, hobbies and families. The creative videos, along with a searchable database with photos, are part of the clinic’s emphasis on letting prospective parents know as much as possible about the donors, in addition to meeting and staying in touch with...

2013-07-12 23:34:41

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) empowers women to share their concerns, questions and hopes for single parenthood during a support group that will be facilitated by RMACT's clinical psychologist. The support group is being held on Tuesday, July 23 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at RMACT's Norwalk office (10 Glover Avenue). Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 On Tuesday, July 23 from 6 – 7:30 p.m., Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) will host a...

2013-07-09 17:28:01

Women feel positive about it, even though many believe they will never use the eggs they have stored Egg freezing as insurance against age-related infertility is a growing trend in many countries. Women who bank oocytes for use at some time in the future hope to buy a little time in their search for a suitable partner. However, a study from one of Europe's largest centres in reproductive medicine suggests that many of those banking eggs believe they will never use them - even though...

2013-07-08 14:50:52

Altruism is most important, but financial compensation a convincing reason in some countries Egg donation is now one of the major reasons why couples travel abroad for fertility treatment. Because this growing trend may circumvent regulations at home or raise concerns about financial inducement, it has also become one of the most controversial. Yet little is known about the women who provide the donor eggs in overseas clinics - their characteristics, their motivation and their...

UK Approves Three Person IVF
2013-06-28 12:33:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A controversial yet lifesaving treatment that essentially engineers three-parent children using in vitro fertilization (IVF) and third-party mitochondrial DNA will move ahead with clinical trials in the UK, according to British officials. The procedure involves taking dysfunctional mitochondrial DNA from a prospective mother and swapping it out for healthy mitochondrial DNA from a female donor. The technique, called mitochondrial...

2013-06-13 23:16:34

Illinois based ConceiveAbilities now offers a network of support aimed at guiding intended parents through the emotional aspects of surrogacy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 ConceiveAbilities is pleased to announce the expansion of its innovative surrogacy program to include a regular support group for intended parents. With the steep trajectory of surrogacy in the already overwhelming world of infertility, this unique kind of support is paramount and has been challenging to find until...

2013-05-30 23:27:54

The appointment of Richard Westoby and Alon Tabak Aviram is part of several steps to improve surrogacy journey coordination and support, foster more cooperative arrangements with local complimentary providers and organizations, and conduct outreach and educational activities to prospective parents. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 CT Fertility today announced the appointment of Richard Westoby as its UK-based European client service representative, and that of Alon Tabak Aviram as its...

2013-05-13 23:26:56

According to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) 2011 IVF success rates report, the Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago´s egg donation program achieved a live birth rate of 80% in 2011. For women under age 35 using their own eggs, the live birth success rate at AFCC was 60%. Gurnee, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Our Egg Donor and IVF success rates are above the national average for a fifteenth consecutive year, announces the Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago....

2013-04-23 23:01:16

Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is conducting two fertility talks to help raise awareness about infertility. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 In honor of April as Infertility Awareness Month, Advanced Fertility of Texas is holding two fertility talks on Tuesday, April 23 and Saturday, April 27. They would like to invite anyone interested to join them for a free seminar discussing important key factors that affect fertility and the latest resources that are out there for couples. AFCT...

Word of the Day
  • 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.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'