What’s the Hold Up? Why breastfeeding and IMPLANON may put you on hold as a surrogate applicant.

I’m currently breastfeeding but plan on self-weaning. Why do I have to wait to move forward with my surrogacy? It is typically recommended that a gestational surrogate who is breastfeeding stop doing so at least one month before undergoing an IVF treatment cycle whereby an embryo is transferred into her uterus. The process of breastfeeding […]

What is FSH? Understanding Its Role in Egg Donation

What is FSH? Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) is secreted by a small gland in the brain called the pituitary gland. Along with its sister hormone, Luteinizing Hormone (LH), it plays a crucial role in normal female reproduction. It is primarily responsible for stimulating the growth of the ovarian follicle, which includes the developing egg, the […]