Egg Donation & Surrogacy

Facts, insights and opinions about egg donors, surrogates, and intended parents.

Frozen vs Fresh Donor Eggs: JAMA article published study


"Outcomes of Fresh and Cryopreserved Oocyte Donation" reports that out of 11,148 IVF cycles using donor eggs in 2013, 2,227 (20%) used frozen eggs. The live birth rate after embryo transfer was 9% lower with frozen eggs.

New York Times, "Coming to US for Baby, and Womb to Carry It" by Tamar Lewin

by Katherine Benardo

We have seen a marked increase in straight and gay European, Asian, and South American singles and couples coming to us as intended parents eager to pursue surrogacy. It is important to establish a proper legal foundation for these transnational cases (as well as for those involving donor eggs). The immigration component is critical--we always ...