Third-Party Reproduction Resources

SART Fertility Experts - Egg Donor Screening

This podcast discusses who are typical egg donor candidates and also describes the screening process to be an egg donor and give the gift of life!

SART Fertility Experts - Gestational Carrier and Intended Parents

Some fertility patients are unable to carry a pregnancy to term. 

SART Fertility Experts - LGBTQ Fertility

With more available options for family building for the LGBTQ community, two women describe their experience with reciprocal IVF.

SART Fertility Experts - Egg Donor and Recipient

Yuki describes her challenges with infertility and pathway to parenthood through egg donation with Dr. Cristin Slater.

SART Fertility Experts - Fertility and LGBTQ

In this episode, Dr. Daniel Grow interviews Dr. Mark Leondires, the founder of Gay Parents To Be. 

SART Fertility Experts - Gestational Carriers

What’s the difference between a surrogate and a gestational carrier?  

Third-Party Reproduction

The phrase “third-party reproduction” refers to involving someone other than the individual or couple that plans to raise the child (intended parent[s]) in the process of reproduction.

Avoiding Conflict in Third-party Reproduction

Third-party reproduction is an arrangement where a person or couple receives help from other(s) to have a child. This help can be in the form of donated eggs, sperm, or embryos; carrying the pregnancy; or a combination of these types of reproductive assistance.

What do I need to know about Turner syndrome and having children?

Turner syndrome (TS) is an infrequent genetic disorder in females.

Gestational Carrier (Surrogate)

A gestational carrier (GC), also called a gestational surrogate, is an arrangement where a woman carries and delivers a child for another couple or person (intended parent[s]). When using a GC, the eggs used to make the embryos do not come from the carrier. 

SART FAQ About IVF

Created by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) the following are answers to frequently asked questions concerning in vitro fertilization (IVF).

Resources For You

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