The Benefits of Known Donation for Egg Donors:

Known egg donation

Egg donation has been practiced for well over 30 years. Historically, egg donation arrangements were anonymous. The Intended Parent(s) would select a donor based on limited criteria and the donor would undergo a medicated donation cycle and egg retrieval, receiving compensation for her time and efforts. No information was shared with the donor about the […]

5 Common Questions About Egg Donation

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Young women thinking about becoming egg donors typically have several questions about the egg donation process. Our San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, and Boston, Massachusetts, specialists answer a wide range of questions from potential egg donors and help guide them through the egg donation process. Some questions, though, come up more than others, […]

What Happens During the Egg Donor Process?

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Becoming an egg donor is a decision that we encourage you to make after gathering as much information as possible. At Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation agency locations in California, Massachusetts, and New York City, our Egg Donation team supports potential egg donors from the moment we receive their applications. Knowing what to expect provides […]

Surrogacy Acronyms & Terms: 20 Definitions to Know

Surrogacy Terms Decoded

Although rewarding, the surrogacy process and its associated vocabulary can be new and confusing at times. Not to worry! This blog defines and explains some of the common terms you’ll come across during your journey as simple as “what is surrogacy?” Carrier/Surrogate/Surrogate Mother: We use these terms interchangeably. However, a general surrogate definition is a […]

Becoming an Egg Donor: Are There Medical Risks to Being An Egg Donor?

Egg donor

Becoming an egg donor is life-changing, for both you and the parents you’re helping. Doing your research is critical when it comes deciding if being an egg donor is right for you. You should spend time researching the egg donor process and requirements, egg donor agencies and the type of egg donation you’d like to […]