The Source – Egg Donation

Myths and Misconceptions About Using an Egg Donor

In recent years, using an egg donor has become an increasingly popular form of assisted reproduction for both people struggling with infertility and LGBT couples. However, in spite of its growing popularity, the idea of using an egg donor is sometimes distorted by stubborn myths and misconceptions. These mistaken beliefs can hold an influential yet negative power over intended parents, potentially ultimately discouraging them from exploring donor eggs as a family-building option.

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COVID-19 Update

March 19, 2020

COVID – 19 Update

Dear Valued Intended Parents, Gestational Carriers, and Egg Donors,

As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreads around the world and throughout the U.S., Fertility Source Companies is actively monitoring the restrictions and guidelines that the CDC and our government have put in place to continually monitor the safety, health and wellbeing of our clients and staff.

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How to Be a Supportive Partner While Using Third-Party Reproduction

Unless you and your partner are LGBT, it is unlikely that you expected to need third-party reproduction in order to build your family. The idea of needing an egg donor, a sperm donor, or a gestational surrogate can be difficult to adjust to initially—it’s not normally what people imagine when they think of having a baby. This change in mentality takes a lot of effort; though once third-party reproduction is decided on and the process of working with an agency begins, life can veer toward being both filled with the excited anticipation of next steps and it all being potentially overwhelming.

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