What is Egg Donation? A Blog for Prospective Donors

Becoming and egg donor

Thinking about becoming an egg donor and have some questions about how the process works? Are you wondering, what is egg donation? If so, this is a great introduction that explains the anatomy and physiology of the egg maturation cycle, the donation process, and also provides a good foundation of IVF (in-vitro fertilization). What is […]

The Importance of Sleep During Pregnancy

sleep during pregnancy

The Importance of Sleep During Pregnancy was written by the Sleep Help Institute  for Circle  Surrogacy to help women have the healthiest surrogate pregnancy for themselves and for the baby they’re carrying! Everyone needs quality sleep to maintain mental, emotional, and physical health. There’s no time in life where that’s more apparent than sleep during pregnancy. The physical demands […]

Infertility Awareness: 6 Misconceptions Explained

While infertility is becoming a more openly discussed topic, many misconceptions about it still exist. Among them are ones that can be clarified through a joint effort between healthcare providers, education systems, media coverage, and open discussions. Here we breakdown the most prevalent myths about infertility to provide insight into the realities of infertility. 1. […]

Surrogacy Requirements: Why is BMI Important?

One of our most asked surrogate questions is “why does BMI matter for becoming a surrogate?” We understand the frustration and confusion around the subject. This question has only become more prevalent in recent years, as BMI has been analyzed by many doctors, nutritionists, and scientists to gauge the accuracy of the measurement for judging health. We […]

Becoming an Egg Donor: Are There Medical Risks to Being An 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 […]

Circle Attends CancerCon 2018 in Denver

Jen (left) and Tara (right) are ready to rock CancerCon)

CancerCon is the annual, international gathering of the young adult cancer movement. And once again, Circle was proud to be part of the weekend-long event, held this year in Denver.  Jen Rachman, who is a cancer survivor, parent through surrogacy, and an Outreach Associate at Circle, was in attendance sharing her experience and educating others about building a […]

Egg Donation: 5 Things You May Not Know

Egg Donation

Surrogacy with Egg Donation is a method of assisted reproduction becoming increasingly popular for those experiencing infertility. According to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, there have been about 10,000 fresh egg donation cycles per year for the last decade. So what is egg donation and who does it help? Simply put, it is an assisted conception […]

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 […]