Egg Donation & Surrogacy

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Archives 2013

Frozen Donor Eggs: An Emerging Market and a Word to the Wise

by Katherine Benardo

Now that new freezing techniques have made frozen eggs more viable, doctors and patients are eager to work them, as they offer some time and cost advantages over fresh. However, because a donor egg cycle is so costly, is it not financially practical in most cases for a clinic to do a donor egg cycle ...

Surrogate Offered $10,000 to Abort Baby: CNN

by Katherine Benardo

Here is a case of everything done wrong: as reported by CNN, Crystal Kelley, a financially desperate single mother with two previous miscarriages, refuses to abort a fetus with serious developmental problems, defying the demands of the intended parents.

Crystal Kelley is not a good candidate for gestational carrier, and should never have been accepted ...