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After the shock of establishing infertility either through hearing of deminished ovarian reserve, poor genetics, premature ovarian failure (pof), premature menopuase or any other reason that may direct a person to consider egg donation, there is much to be understood. Seeking not only a reputable egg donation agency, but also a provider of egg donor services who can really act as an egg donation consultant.
Embarking on a new initiative in life, be it advanced fertlity treatment with donor eggs or a new project - there is always the question at the outset of the risks and rewards. What are the chances egg donation?
What is the success rate for egg donation? This is a question asked many a time and professional responses will vary anything from 50% to 80%. The reality is that every situation is so vey different and these variable factors obviously contribute significantly to every egg donor program.
With so much media exposure on surrogacy matters of late, the question on many people's lips requires some professional response. Is surrogacy legal?
Legislation pertaining to surrogacy was promulgated in April 2010 in South Africa where extensive provisions in surrogacy in South Africa was drafted. These provisions pertain to the requirements of a commissioning parent and to those of the surrogate mother.
Egg Donation - Alot is currently being said about egg donors and their "place" in this world of third party family building. First, we had Melanie Thernstrom and her "twiblings", then we are seeing the reinvigeration of "Eggsploitation." I actually congratulate Jennifer Lahl on winning a California Independent Film Award, as her film is creating a discourse that is needed, albeit on the sensational side.
So often people are confused and think woman make a living from egg donation. The truth and essence is in the actual word - egg donation. This implies that the donations of eggs is just that - a donation. It is an opportunity for woman who are blessed with health and fertility to give to those less fortunate.
Adding to this reality is that there is a serious need and demand for egg donors. The plight of infertility is al around. Infertility has existed since the beginning of time, yet the quantum of infertiltiy is drastically increasing. This is as a result of several factors.
Egg Donation - Oops, I did it again, but I shouldn't have. Yes, I try not to acknowledge Jennifer Lahl and her sensationalistic film, but I really cannot help when the Washington Times runs an article that just has it so wrong. And, why should I even acknowledge the piece..maybe just sweep it under the rug? Well, I am tired of hearing that rich, older women are exploiting these poor young women. And, that's exactly why I had discussed it months ago on my radio show, and today as I commented on the article.
How desperate women around the world are risking their lives to feed a booming - and deeply disturbing - trade in donor eggs.
Somewhere in the world, Nastya Kanatova has three children. She doesn’t know if they’re boys or girls, she has no idea if they have her blue eyes and button nose — and she never will. Five years ago, the Russian was so poverty stricken that she cashed in on the one commodity she had left of any real value — her fertility.