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Matching Recipient Parents with an Egg Donor

By | 2018-02-19T07:33:07+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Egg Donation|

I received a phone call last week, as I often do while facilitating matching recipient parents with an egg donor. The recipient said, “Vanessa, I don’t know what it is, but I feel connected to this egg donor. She seems like she would fit in our family”. There aren’t words to describe the excitement recipients have [...]

Expanded Genetic Carrier Screening

By | 2018-02-13T15:26:16+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Egg Donation|

  Carrier screening is a term used to describe genetic testing performed on an asymptomatic individual to determine whether that person has a mutation or change within a gene that is associated with a particular disorder. Carrier screening can be performed for one specific condition or for multiple disorders. Historically, genetic screening has typically been [...]

How to Write a Letter to Your Surrogate Mother

By | 2018-01-22T16:25:49+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Egg Donation|

Part of the process of matching with and being chosen by a Surrogate Mother involves writing a “Dear Surrogate” letter.  This is a great tool in the matching process to introduce yourself to the surrogate and her family and help her get a feel for you who you are and what your lifestyle is like. [...]

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California Egg Donor Story

By | 2018-01-15T15:12:25+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Egg Donation|

Hi, I'm Samantha, a five-time California egg donor. In my early twenties, I was away at school working several jobs to pay for my private education and balancing a busy social life. Finding interesting ways to make extra cash was always something on my mind in college because I valued the pursuit of education for [...]

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Having a Positive Surrogate Birth Experience

By | 2018-01-08T13:14:43+00:00 January 6th, 2018|Egg Donation, Surrogacy|

The surrogate birth experience is unique because making it a positive experience means encompassing the needs of two families: the intended parents and their surrogate.   To ensure that everyone’s needs are met and to help the surrogate birth and hospital experience go smoothly, open and supportive communication is important.  Whether you are just starting to [...]

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Why Become a Surrogate

By | 2017-12-18T15:34:50+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Egg Donation|

As a previous surrogate, I’m no stranger to the bewildered looks of others as they try understand what my reasons were to become a surrogate mother. The decision to become a surrogate mother is a personal choice, but I really enjoy sharing my reasons and helping people to understand what motivates us and how we [...]

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Becoming an Egg Donor: Qualities that Make a Great Candidate

By | 2017-12-11T12:36:32+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Egg Donation|

Becoming an egg donor means giving the gift of life to a couple, answering their dreams and irrevocably changing their lives with an extraordinary gesture, one that stays in your heart forever. We call it a ticket to heaven. There are thousands of young women who have donated their eggs to infertile parents; most of them, [...]

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Donor Angel Letter To Her Recipients

By | 2017-12-06T01:53:27+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Egg Donation|

I wanted to start by writing this letter to my recipients for choosing me to be your Egg Donor Angel. Thank you for choosing me to be your egg donor angel, I feel very honored and appreciate you for allowing me to be a part of your journey. I am sure this hasn’t been a quick [...]

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