There are many different fertility issues that a couple may face. While
some may be treated through therapies like in-vitro fertilization using
a couple’s own eggs and sperm, other causes of infertility may necessitate
third party reproduction. In this article, you can learn about three methods
of third-party reproduction that you might explore under the care of the
experienced physicians at ReproMed.
While some couples will go through several rounds of IVF before successful
implantation, others might have success right away. This can leave an
excess of healthy, viable embryos, which the couple may
choose to donate to others in need. In other cases, couples may freeze embryos for future use and decide
for a number of reasons not to use them in the future. These couples might
also donate embryos, which can be an option for couples struggling with
a wide range of infertility causes.
Surrogacy may be appropriate for many different couples. Same-sex male
couples seeking children may consider surrogacy, as well as couples who
are facing health or anatomical issues preventing a healthy full-term
pregnancy. With surrogacy, a couple’s own eggs and sperm or those
from a donor will be fertilized in a lab to create healthy embryos for
implantation to a surrogate. She will carry out the pregnancy, typically
with associated medical expenses covered by the couple seeking reproductive services.
Sperm and Egg Donation
In-vitro fertilization can take place with a couple’s own eggs and
sperm or with donor specimens, depending on the type of fertility issues
present. In some cases, egg and sperm donation will occur anonymously,
with health and lifestyle information provided to the couple as they select donors.
At ReproMed, you can find comprehensive infertility care with assisted
reproduction and fertility assessment services. Whether you are seeking
fertility preservation or third party reproduction, we can help you achieve
your family planning goals. To learn more, give us a call at (972) 494-5438.