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Gail Sexton Anderson

San Rafael, California
Gail Sexton Anderson, Ed.M., has dedicated her career to helping intended parents from all walks of life to build families. She founded Donor Concierge as a compassionate approach to helping intended parents sort through the gauntlet of egg donor and surrogacy options. Gail has developed working... Full Bio
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Ideal Age of an Ovum Donor by Gail Sexton Anderson by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The American Society of Reproductive Medicine guidelines state donors should be at least 21 years of age and can be up to 34 years of age. Very few REs will approve an egg ... Read on »
Sacha, an MD in search of an Egg Donor by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We wanted to find a donor who looks similar to me physically, came from a good family and was academically gifted (I am an MD). I was registered to multiple donor databases ... Read on »
How to Find the Right Surrogate Quickly by Gail Sexton Anderson, Ed.M. by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The best way to find a viable surrogate (a gestational carrier) is to work with someone who knows how and where to find them. We preview surrogates so you know if an agency ... Read on »
How to Find an Egg Donor by Gail Sexton Anderson, Ed.M. by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Donor Concierge is expert at finding hard-to-find egg donors.  With access to the databases of more than 70 egg donor agencies across the country, we can help intended paren ... Read on »
Fertility Diet And The Journey To Our Second Child by Cindy Bailey author of The Fertile Kitchen by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility When Julien was almost a year old, we tried (in earnest) again to conceive. By then I was 42 years old and my FSH had risen even more (to 16; the normal is below 10), tellin ... Read on »
The Greatest Gift: Lacey Part II by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Even before I heard the happy news that my first donation had resulted in a healthy twin pregnancy, my agency called to tell me that there were other couples interested in s ... Read on »
The Myth of the Ivy League Egg Donor by Gail Sexton Anderson Ed.M. by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The bottom line is that while on occasion one may find a donor who has amazing SAT scores and is attending a Top 100 university, they are few and far between. What you can ... Read on »
Kim, Los Angeles by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Gail, thank you for sending me your email.  It is indeed very informative and clear cut.  I am glad you are available to help me with my search process.  By the way, your ar ... Read on »
Shannon, San Francisco by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I wanted to let you know that things are going very well with our donor.   In fact, the timing worked out great and we’re scheduled for a transfer in 6 weeks!  I feel much b ... Read on »
Ana from NYC by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We are so happy to share that our precious little girl arrived!  She is so beautiful.  I truly don’t know how to thank you enough for all your help we could never have done ... Read on »
Surrogacy in India vs. Surrogacy in the United States by Gail Sexton Anderson Ed.M. by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It seems that surrogacy in India is growing faster than Starbucks franchises, with a clinic on every corner in both major cities and small villages alike. Read on »
Orientation To The Ovum Donor Process By Gail Sexton Anderson Ed.M. by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The links embedded in this overview will help answer many of your questions and help you to feel more oriented toward what is involved in coordinating an egg donor cycle. Read on »
The Greatest Gift: Lacey Part I by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Lacey (not her real name) is a wonderful young woman who I have had the privilege of knowing through my work. I have asked her to share her experiences as a donor. She ha ... Read on »
Grieving and Growing: Creative Outlets to Grieving During Infertility By Beth Jaeger-Skigen, LCSW by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Grief will inevitably be a part of your infertility journey. Grieving each loss is an integral part of the process toward parenthood. I believe that in order to fully make n ... Read on »
NEWS Straight, Single Men Turn to Surrogacy for Children (BOSTON) Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility More and more single heterosexual men are turning to surrogacy to start their families. Men who have been search for the right woman to marry and have a family are choosing ... Read on »
‘MUM’S’ Fly for Baby Help by KIRSTY JOHNSTON by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility MUM'S THE WORD: 'Angela' says she'd put her life on hold trying to have a baby using her own eggs before flying to the United States for treatment. More and more women despe ... Read on »
Trying to Conceive: When is it time to transition to donor egg? By Gail Sexton Anderson, Ed.M. by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility There are two parts of the answer to this question. The first would be when your RE tells you that egg donation is your best choice for achieving a pregnancy. The second p ... Read on »
Could sperm and egg donation be as ‘obvious’ as giving blood one day? by Ellen Stewart by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility http://donorconcierge.com/the-world-of-third-party-fertility/could-sperm-egg-donation-be-as-obvious-as-giving-blood-one-day-by-ellen-stewart From raising public awar ... Read on »
Lesbian custody battle in Florida could redefine law on sperm, egg donors by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A custody battle in Florida between two lesbians could fuel the growing national debate over the definition of motherho ... Read on »
Does Your Sperm Need a Diet? Fatty Foods Linked to Poor Sperm Quality By Alexandra Sifferlin by Gail Sexton Anderson Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Re-post from TIME – Healthland Gentlemen, you may want to hold the bacon. A new study suggests that eating a high-fat diet may be associated with ... Read on »