This post, written by Circle’s very own Egg Donation Manager, Dory Ziperstein, was originally published by Resolve New England on September 2, 2018 The search for an egg donor can be based on a variety of criteria: cultural or ethnic background, education, athletic, or artistic talent. Now there is a new tool for parents to search for […]
The decision to become an egg donor is a big one. Chances are, you’ll be feeling a rollercoaster of emotions. One thing you’ll need to think about is the type of relationship you are looking for with your intended parents. You should choose a relationship level with which you are the most comfortable. This will […]
Deciding to become an egg donor is a life-changing decision, and one you’ll want to share with those close to you. Those people who will be supporting you are there to lend a listening ear, be the person with whom you share your excitement, or the person who will travel to the clinic as your […]
The most recent installment of the Circle Surrogacy guest blog on Gays with Kids: Once upon a time, there was a gay couple embarking on a surrogacy journey to build their family. When they started their search for an egg donor, they discovered that they each had different priorities when it came to who their […]
A strong network of support is key to a smooth journey and wonderful surrogacy journey for Intended Parents. Circle is excited to share some new opportunities for our Circle Intended Parents with regular online support/networking groups. These groups will provide an opportunity to connect with – and share experiences with – others in the program […]
If you’re one of the many pursuing egg donation as a means to grow your family, we’ve got some useful tips on what not to do, helping steer you in the right direction to make your experience a positive and rewarding one.
Misconceptions about egg donation often lead to confusion for potential donors. Here, we debunk some common myths that prevent women from exploring egg donation.
Embarking on a journey to find an egg donor and deciding on who you want as your egg donor is a big decision. Find solace in knowing that there’s no right or wrong way to choose an egg donor. Selecting a donor is a very personal decision, as is the criteria on which you base […]
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 […]
We often receive questions from surrogates and egg donors regarding the Zika virus and the potential impact it may have on your travel plans before or during a surrogacy or egg donation journey. What is Zika? The Zika virus is an infection that can cause serious harm to a developing fetus. Initially, it was thought […]