Donor, Surrogacy, 3rd Party

4 years 2 months ago

Have you ever wondered what donors might ask before they donate their eggs to another woman? Kathy Benardo, Director of the Egg Donation Program at the Northeast Assisted Fertility Group, and she has written an article for recipients about the most freque

4 years 2 months ago

Most prospective parents facing infertility and turning to assisted reproductive technologies do not know where to turn for legal advice. Here are 5 tips to finding the right reproductive or third party legal advisor.

4 years 2 months ago

More and more couples and individuals who suffer from infertility are turning to gestational carriers to assist them in starting or expanding their families. Gestational assist a variety of situations which make carrying a pregnancy impossible.

4 years 2 months ago

The cost for undergoing a surrogacy process is significant, between $35-$45,000 for traditional surrogacy (using the surrogate’s ovum) and between $70,000-$90,000 for gestational surrogacy (using the intended mother’s ovum or donor ovum). Often times, to try to reduce costs, parents will cut corners. One avenue where parents have tried to reduce their fees, is to try and do the legal aspects of the surrogacy process themselves. While this method might work for some, in general it’s a better idea to have legal representation throughout your surrogacy process, both for your own protection and the surrogate’s protection.

4 years 2 months ago

Maryland is a great state for surrogacy. In Maryland, both gestational (a surrogate who is not biologically related to the child) and traditional surrogacy (a surrogate who agrees to be artificially inseminated with the intended father’s sperm and to carry the pregnancy to term), is possible for married, unmarried, and gay individuals.

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