SART Fertility Experts - Egg Donor and Recipient


Yuki describes her challenges with infertility and pathway to parenthood through egg donation with Dr. Cristin Slater, a reproductive endocrinologist. Listen as they discuss the process of selecting a donor and her outlook on family building with donor eggs.
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SART Fertility Experts Podcast

SART Fertility Experts is an educational project of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, this series is designed to provide up to date information about a variety of topics related to fertility testing and treatment such as IVF.
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SART Fertility Experts - Global Access to IVF and the Status of Women

Around the world, there are vast differences in the number of IVF cycles performed per capita.  Learn why these differences exist.
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SART Fertility Experts - Racial Disparities in REI

Understand how racial disparities can affect access to infertility care and impact treatment outcomes for women of color.  
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SART Fertility Experts - Reproductive Challenges Facing the LGBTQ Community

In this episode Dr. Mark Trolice speaks with Stacy Stevenson and Robert Terenzio on the infertility challenges facing the LGBTQ community.
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SART Fertility Experts - Environmental Impacts on Fertility

In this episode, the fertility experts discuss the impact of the environment, including air, climate, and chemical exposures on infertility.  

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Egg Donation

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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! Listen to the Episode
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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. View the Booklet
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What do I need to know about Turner syndrome and having children?

Turner syndrome (TS) is an infrequent genetic disorder in females. View the fact sheet
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SART Fertility Experts - Fertility and LGBTQ

In this episode, Dr. Daniel Grow interviews Dr. Mark Leondires, the founder of Gay Parents To Be.  Listen to the Episode
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SART Fertility Experts - Donor Eggs: Fresh or frozen?

This episode examines who is best suited for egg donation, what qualifies an egg donor, the difference between using fresh vs. frozen eggs, and more. Listen to the Episode
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Donor Eggs Fresh Or Frozen?

This SART micro-video will briefly review the options of using fresh and frozen donor eggs. Watch Video
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Who Needs An Egg Donor?

The decline in fertility corresponds with the loss of eggs as females age.  At birth this number declines from 6 to 7 million eggs to approximately 1 to 2 million. Watch Video
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Gamete (Eggs And Sperm) And Embryo Donation

Gamete and embryo donation is using eggs, sperm, or embryos from someone else in order to help an intended parent(s) have a child. Intended parent is the term used for the person(s) who will raise the child(ren). View the Fact Sheet
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Egg Donation

Egg donation is when a woman (donor) gives her eggs to another woman (recipient) to allow the recipient to have a baby. To donate eggs, the donor must be given medications that will cause her to develop multiple eggs over a single cycle. View the Fact Sheet
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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). Learn the facts
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Mary Dolan's Story

I was diagnosed with diminished ovarian reserve/premature ovarian failure at 28 years old.
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