After extensive testing and exploring other options, you and your partner may decide to consider donor egg or sperm to achieve the family you desire. Dr. Douglas may suggest one of these options in cases where maternal age, male factor infertility, or genetic issues present problems with conceiving. Understanding donor options can allow you and your partner to make an educated decision about how to proceed on your journey to parenthood.
From trick-or-treaters at Halloween to relatives at Thanksgiving to holiday cards with happy families throughout December, this time of year can be especially difficult for couples dealing with infertility. When you are trying to have a baby, the holidays can make your struggle even harder. The following tips will help you take care of yourself during this stressful season:
Most people have never heard of Robert G. Edwards, yet his contributions to the medical community have contributed to the birth of 4 million children. Earlier this month, Edwards received the Nobel Prize in medicine for development of in-vitro fertilization IVF).