egg donation

12:42pm

Wed March 14, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

An alternate perspective on egg donation

Susan Cieutat is a nurse, an attorney, and she runs the San Francisco Donor Network, which connects hopeful mothers with prospective egg donors. Below is her response to a story on egg donation that aired on Crosscurrents on January 25, 2012. Cieutat says that story portrayed a "very false image of egg donation."

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3:26pm

Wed January 25, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

The diary of an egg donor

When Matthew Fellows and Chris Salvador wanted to have a baby, they asked Teresa Chin to be their egg donor.

As a growing number of American women delay childbearing into their thirties and forties, the use of assisted reproductive technology such as in vitro fertilization, sperm banks, and egg donation has gone through the roof. In the growing world of egg donation, there’s a lucrative market for healthy young ovaries – not to mention the emotional value to infertile couples.

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