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3rd Party Reproduction: How Outside Donors Are Helping Families Bloom

3rd Party Reproduction: How Outside Donors Are Helping Families Bloom Infertility: A Common Problem 7.3 million 12% of Americans of reproductive age have a fertility issue. 25% of infertile couples have more than i factor contributing to infertility. Number of American adults struggling with infertility. Third Party Reproduction Options Use of egg donation Use of sperm donation Use of a gestational surrogate to carry baby conceived with parents' egg and sperm Each option has its own set of guidelines and rates of success: Type Donor Age Donor Health Rules Method Success Rate Must test free of communicable diseases. Egg fertilized in lab and transferred into 55.1% result in live birth. 39.9% result in multiples. 37.1% twins 2.8% triplets or larger sets of multiplea. Egg Donation 21-34 mother's uterus using a small catheter. Under 40 8 to 15% chance of pregnancy Donor initially evaluated for communicable disease risk factors and symptoms, sperm held in quarantine for 180 days until donor is retested. Sperm Donation Intracervical insemination (IC) or intrauterine insemination (IUI) per treatment. · Should have delivered at least one full-term, healthy baby. • No communicable diseases. • No govermment assistance. Embryo created in lab using parents' egg and Gestational Success depends on the surrogate's health and age, as well as the health of the parents egg and sperm. 21-42 Surrogacy sperm. Embryo transferred to uterus of gestational surrogate Disclaimer: These materials are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing medical advice. You should contact your doctor to obtain advice with respect to any particular medical issue or problem. The opinions expressed here may not reflect the opinions of the medical office or any individual doctor or physician. Infographic Provided By: Aotility Reso Sources: /Resources/Patient_Reaources/Fact_Sheeta_ and_Info_Booklets/thirdparty.pdf

3rd Party Reproduction: How Outside Donors Are Helping Families Bloom

shared by BrittSE on Feb 12
A baby’s health is affected by his parents’ health. When it comes to gestational surrogacy, the surrogate’s health can also have an effect on the baby. This infographic from a Houston fertility ...


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