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” […]

Fertility Treatments: What is “Anonymous Egg Donation?”

Last week, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) published a report for the year 2013. Egg donation has always been one of the more popular fertility treatments, more than 63,000 babies were born from IVF cycles in 2013, and that number has been growing each year. Children born through Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) now make […]

Fertility Treatments: What is “Known Egg Donation?”

Individuals and couples facing obstacles of infertility are fortunate to have a wide range of fertility treatment options available. One of the most popular and effective routes for women who are having a difficult time conceiving with their own eggs is egg donation. If you are considering egg donation to help you grow your family, […]