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Independent Surrogacy vs. Agency Surrogacy: What Is Best for You?

When you start considering a surrogacy journey and you begin performing research, you will find tons of conflicting information. Usually, this will lead to difficulties with decision-making. For example, you will be bombarded with concepts such as “types of surrogacy”, “gestational vs traditional surrogacy”, “altruistic vs compensated surrogacy”, “private vs agency surrogacy”, etc. We’ve written this small article to help you through this part of the surrogacy journey (independent surrogacy vs agency surrogacy. We hope you find it helpful!

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How Do Egg Donor Medications Work?

Becoming an egg donor is a complex but rewarding experience, and it’s totally natural to have some questions about what to expect. While your concerns and questions will be thoroughly addressed by the doctors you work with throughout the egg donation process, it’s always helpful to know what to expect ahead of time. For example, many people don’t realize that they will have to take medications during different stages of the egg donation process.

Medications play a crucial role in egg donation. Each medication is designed to trigger specific phases of the process.

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How to Get the Most Out of a Surrogacy Arrangement

Entering into a surrogacy arrangement is an exciting time for both intended parents and their gestational surrogate. Understandably, expectations on both sides will be high, and everyone will want to feel confident that their preferences for the surrogacy journey are being respected. We have provided this guide for both parties to help ensure that everyone feels they are truly getting the most out of the arrangement. We hope intended parents and surrogates will consider our recommendations below prior to the matching process. Read more

Celebrate Pride Month with Fertility Source Companies

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! This month, we honor the history of the gay liberation movement led by the activism of trans and gender-nonconforming organizers. Pride has evolved immensely over the past few decades, entering the mainstream in waves unheard of just twenty years ago. However, though much has changed in the eyes and opinions of the public, the driving forces of LGBTQ+ advocacy remain steadfast. The ability to publicly connect with the rich history of June helps queer people look confidently into the liberated future.

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How to Be a Fertility Awareness Ally

In the United States, approximately 1 in 8 couples struggle to conceive and/or sustain a pregnancy. However, the conversation around infertility remains largely in the shadows. Because of this lack of awareness, many who are coping with infertility report feeling confused, isolated, and anxious. With the number of people facing infertility, there is a strong chance that someone you know is struggling to start a family and is suffering emotionally from the experience. Luckily, there is a way you can help.

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