Category Archives: Ask the Surrogacy Experts…

Questions from the Sensible Surrogacy community, answered by our team of consultants…

PLEASE NOTE: Information in this website is based on personal experience gained over many years of assisting infertile couples. Comments are intended as a Guide for those in need, but should not replace professional medical or legal advise. Any medical questions should ALWAYS be referred to a credentialed medical specialist before beginning any treatment.

Should I have PGS testing on my embryos?

PGS Testing

I don’t agree that every couple should have PGS before transferring embryos, but this often depends on the clinic and the lab performing the PGS. For some couples PGS is absolutely necessary, especially couples that have a history of failed pregnancies or miscarriages.

Can we have a friend or family member donate the eggs for our program?

“”We are wondering about the process of egg donation and the role it plays in surrogacy, in particular the use of our own egg donor. What are the requirements that need to be met before she would be able to donate.”— Angela and Tony   Good morning Angela and Tony… People often underestimate the importance…
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Should I discontinue Propecia to donate sperm?

There have been several published reports that confirm Propecia can suppress sperm quantity and quality. However the affect of the drug on fertility is reversed after you stop taking it.

Is surrogacy illegal even if I travel abroad?

Legal Surrogacy Baby

Depending on your local laws, it may be necessary to travel abroad for legal surrogacy. Fortunately there are very few countries where the against surrogacy extend to journeys performed abroad. But there are still challenges when returning home.

Fresh or Frozen Eggs for IVF: Which is Better?

Frozen or Fresh Egg

Fresh eggs are more likely to produce healthy pregnancies. Frozen eggs may seem like a bargain, but they can be much more expensive when considering Cost per Live Birth.