Resources

Support Groups/Forums

Creating A Family

Creating a Family is the national adoption & infertility education organization. Their mission is to “provide support and unbiased information before, during and after adoption or fertility treatment to help create strong families.”

Donor Sibling Registry 

The Donor Sibling Registry (DSR) was founded in 2000 to assist individuals conceived as a result of sperm, egg or embryo donation that are seeking to make mutually desired contact with others with whom they share genetic ties.

Gender Dreaming

Since its founding in 2010, GenderDreaming.com has created the world’s largest community for learning and sharing information about natural gender selection and high-tech gender selection including IVF with PGD.

Fertile Thoughts

Established in 1996, Fertile Thoughts is the world’s largest social networking site focusing on fertility & infertility. It is designed to provide support to women, men, couples & singles who are building their families.

Miracles Waiting

Miracles Waiting is dedicated to providing valuable and up-to-date information on all aspects of embryo donation. Embryo donation can provide the opportunity to assist others who want to conceive by donating available embryos and giving someone else the chance to start or add to their own family.

Parents via Egg Donation

Parents Via Egg Donation, or PVED, was created to provide an informational and supportive environment where parents and parents-to-be can learn and share information about all facets of the egg donation process.

Resources

American Society of Reproductive Medicine Guidelines on Egg Donation

Gender Selection Australia 

National Success Rates

Best IVF Clinics in the United States for Egg Donation Using Fresh Embryos

HRC Fertility- Orange County ranks 5th in the nation for live birth rates using donor eggs. HRC Fertility-Orange County is also the only fertility clinic in the top 10 to offer Shared Fresh Egg Donor cycles.

News and Publications

Becoming an Egg Donor- Department of Health

Comparison Outcome of Fresh and Vitrified Donor Oocytes in an Egg-sharing Donation Program

Embryo Donation: Myth and Facts

Embryo Donation vs Embryo Adoption

FAQs on Egg Banking written by Donor Nexus Program Director, Lucy Solie-Vilker

GenderSure: PGS for Gender Selection

Pre-implantation Genetic Screening- 24 Chromosomes Information

Use of Cryo-banked Oocytes in an Ovum Donation Programme: a prospective, randomized, controlled, clinical trial 

Psychologists specializing in Egg Donation

Abigail Glass, MFT
Growing Families
Phone: 818-903-6399
www.abigailglassmft.com

Carole Lieber Wilkins, MFT
Reproductive Medicine and Family Building Options
1460 Westwood Blvd, Suite 204
Los Angeles, CA 90024


Lawyers specializing in Egg Donation

Falletta and Klein Law Firm
1520 6th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-235-8913
www.falletta-klein.com

Law Office of Gregory S. Masler
1 Jenner, Suite 230
Irvine, California 92618
Phone: 949-679-7180
www.maslerlaw.com

Shelley M. Tarnoff, MFT, Esq.
Attorney at Law
83 Castle Park Way
Oakland, CA 94611
Phone: 510-482-2226

Geneticists

Amy Vance, MS, CGC
Board Certified Genetic Counselor, Founder
Phone: 415-453-4384
www.bayareagc.com

Surrogacy

It’s Time Surrogacy
100 E San Marcos Blvd., Suite 402
San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone: 760-510-5924
www.itstimesurrogacy.com