Choosing Known vs. Semi-Known Egg Donation

This post, written by Circle Director of Marketing Kristin Marsoli, was originally published on Parents via Egg Donation Infertility can be a long road. You’re investing a tremendous amount of time, money and emotion into doing everything you can to fulfill your dreams of parenthood. But, unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out the way you […]

Men Having Babies: Teens Born Through Circle Surrogacy Discussing Origin Stories

Men Having Babies

    In this Teen Panel at Men Having Babies, Elinor, Liv, and Zachary (all born with Circle Surrogacy) share how they found out they were born via gestational carrier. The panelists described asking questions from ages 3 years old to 8 years old about coming into the world through surrogacy. They also asked their […]

The Difference Between My Two Cycles: An Egg Donor’s Experience

At Circle we receive many questions about the egg donation process. Becoming an egg donor involves applying, matching, psychological and medical screening, contracts, medications, monitoring appointments, retrieval, and compensation. Even with this general process, every egg donor cycle is unique. As a two-time egg donor, here’s a back-to-back comparison of my experiences. Egg Donor Matching […]

What’s the Difference Between “On Hold” and “In Cycle” Egg Donors?

Looking to find an egg donor? When searching for an egg donor from Circle’s egg donor database, intended parents may see either of these terms on donor profiles. Both terms indicate that the donor is presently unable to be matched; however, they describe slightly different circumstances. If an egg donor’s profile has an “On Hold” […]