Egg Donor FAQs

Egg Donor FAQs

December 4, 2015

Once I sign up to be an egg donor, how soon do I start my first cycle? The matching process varies on the number of parents viewing the database at any given time and whether or not you match the specific characteristics the parents are looking for. Do I have to travel? This depends on … Read More

Future Fertility

Future Fertility

December 4, 2015

Will donating my eggs affect my ability to have children? This is a common (and valid!) question that I get asked by donors. I found this helpful article to help address any concerns you may have about donating. Effect of ovarian stimulation and oocyte retrieval on reproductive outcome in oocyte donors By Lindsey Konkel NEW … Read More

Egg Donation Process

Egg Donation Process

December 4, 2015

  What to Expect It is important to research egg donation so that you are knowledgeable about the process before you apply. To help give you an idea of what a potential cycle may look like, we have provided a breakdown of the process. While particulars may vary slightly depending on the protocol designed by the … Read More

“Thinking of Becoming an Egg Donor?”

“Thinking of Becoming an Egg Donor?”

July 24, 2015

      Read this guidebook before you decide! This is one resource that I strongly recommend to all women considering egg donation. It is a thorough and comprehensive look at what it means to be an Egg Donor. New York Department of Health

My Decision to be a Surrogate

My Decision to be a Surrogate

July 15, 2016

“Why on Earth would you want to do that?” I get that question a lot…along with the blank stares or the perplexed looks. Especially if they know about the difficult time I had with my own daughter’s birth…a failed induction that lasted longer than it should have, me passing out from the pain despite having … Read More

Misconceptions about Surrogacy

May 30, 2016

Surrogates do it for the money. While it’s true that surrogate compensation is appealing, the majority of women choose to become a surrogate because they enjoy being pregnant and understand they are helping another couple that is unable to have a child without the need for a surrogate. Unfortunately, many who believe women who become … Read More

Surrogate Compensation

Surrogate Compensation

November 25, 2015

The compensation listed below is an example. Each surrogacy contract is unique, and your specific compensation will be detailed in the legal agreement with the parents.     Base Compensation $30,000 Surrogate Fee Amount can vary. Experienced Surrogates can request a higher fee. If you do not have insurance, or have a Surrogacy exclusion in your policy, … Read More

What can I expect when using a Gestational Surrogate?

April 30, 2017

    Finding your match The first step is to register for access to view our surrogate profiles. A member of our team will contact you to learn more about your specific needs. We will go over the process and expectations and answer any questions you may have. If you are ready to proceed, we will assist … Read More

Intended Parents- FAQs for Using Donor Egg

Intended Parents- FAQs for Using Donor Egg

July 24, 2015

  FAQs What type of screening do your donors go through? Once you have matched, My Donor Connection will perform a background check on your donor. We will also require copies of drivers license, high school & college transcripts and will verify testing scores and GPA. Can I choose a donor out of state? Yes! … Read More

What Sets Us Apart

What Sets Us Apart

July 3, 2015

A DIFFERENT APPROACH We operate with a “golden rule” mentality. Seems a little elementary, but we think it really sets us apart from other agencies. First, there is an element of risk when using Egg Donors and Surrogates. While we offer our expertise and coordination services, we are dealing with several very human elements, that … Read More