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Parenthood Through Surrogacy

Parenthood Using an Egg Donor

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What is surrogacy?

Surrogacy is a method of assisted reproduction where intended parents work with a gestational surrogate who will carry and care for their baby(ies) until birth. Intended parents use surrogacy to start or grow their families when they can't do so on their own.

Through IVF, embryos are created in a lab at a fertility clinic. Sometimes the intended parents use their own genetic material. Sometimes, an egg donor is required. At the fertility clinic, 1-2 embryos are implanted into a gestational carrier, who carries the baby(ies) to term.

Gestational carriers have no genetic relationship to the children they deliver.

 What does it mean to use an egg donor?

What does it mean to use an egg donor?

Building your family through egg donation is a wonderful way to fulfill your dreams of parenthood. The decision to use an egg donor is very personal.

Our egg donors are bright, young women who desire to help grow or build a family. When an egg donor contributes ovocytes (human eggs), they are then fertilized through in vitro fertilization. The resulting embryos are implanted in either an intended mother’s or a surrogate’s uterus.

Circle Surrogacy has helped make parenthood possible since 1995

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