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Donor eggs and donor embryos - how much should you know about the donors - and why ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Apr 2010 10:26pm We have a very active donor egg and donor embryo IVF program. Many couples want to know more information about our donors - their physical traits; educational background; special interests; religion , and so on. This is perfectly understandable - after all, this is an anonymous and confidential donation, and it's quite natural to be curiou ... Read on »
Donor Embryos and Embryo Adoption by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 12:00am Donor Embryos : Biologically , embryo adoption is exactly the same as a traditional adoption , in that the child and the parents have no genetic linkage. However , here the resemblance ends. Whereas with traditional adoption it is a child who is adopted after birth, in embryo adoption the infertile couple adopts an embryo before pregnanc ... Read on »
Embryo Donors - Seeking Sources for Interview by Brandi & Shelton K. Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 5:48pm A friend at MLJAdoptions.com in Indianapolis is doing research on embryo donation for an article. If you are interested in speaking to Brooke Randolph as a source to share your story, on either side of embryo donation, please respond to her via email at brooke at mljadoptions DOT COM. Thanks! Read on »
Top Ten Tips for Telling Children About Donor Egg, Sperm, and Embryo by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted Mon 28 Jan 2013 2:54pm Telling is a process, not a one- or even two-time event. You start simple laying the groundwork and add detail as your child ages. Read on »
Poor Embryo Quality: Donor Eggs Vs. Change Protocol Vs. Change Centers by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Sun 07 Mar 2010 12:00am Question: I have undergone 3 IVF cycles without success in Canada. First IVF using long protocol, failed to stim and the cycle was cancelled. Subsequent 2 IVF cycles were done in flare protocol. Of the flare cycles, first one was using Gonal F (450IU) and Luveris, we got 18 eggs, 13 mature, all 13 fertilized, but on day ... Read on »
Fertility Patients Frozen by Indecision Over Extra Embryos – other countries can’t get donors by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Dec 2008 12:18pm I found this very interesting as in the news of late, countries like the UK can’t find enough donors for sperm banks, so do we share the wealth or just let the fruit rot on the vine?  How does a couple donate is another big question too.  BD  Fertility patients are struggling to decide what to do with embryos left over from treatment. It’s ... Read on »
Why Embryo Donation shouldn’t be called Adoption by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 05 Jun 2013 12:00am by Sue Taylor ** Let me start out by saying that embryo donation is an amazing gift and a wonderful option for family building. And traditional legal adoption of a living child is equally amazing; it is a true gift to be selected to parent a child through adoption. However, the language that is used by some in the industry who have de ... Read on »
Why Embryo Donation shouldn’t be called Adoption by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 05 Jun 2013 7:36pm by Sue Taylor ** Let me start out by saying that embryo donation is an amazing gift and a wonderful option for family building. And traditional legal adoption of a living child is equally amazing; it is a true gift to be selected to parent a child through adoption. However, the language that is used by some in the industry who have dec ... Read on »
Defining Embryo Donation: ASRM Ethics Committee Report 2009 by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Dec 2009 12:00am "Embryos are deserving of special respect, but they are not afforded the same status as persons." - ASRM Ethics Committee 2009 ASRM ETHICS COMMITTEE REPORT American Society for Reproductive Medicine: defining embryo donationThe Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine American Society for Reproductive Medicine, ... Read on »
Defining Embryo Donation: ASRM Ethics Committee Report 2009 by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Dec 2009 11:51am "Embryos are deserving of special respect, but they are not afforded the same status as persons." - ASRM Ethics Committee 2009 ASRM ETHICS COMMITTEE REPORT American Society for Reproductive Medicine: defining embryo donationThe Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine American Society for Reproductive Medicine, B ... Read on »