Infertility can be addressed through assisted reproductive technology. The most common treatments are artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization.
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The American fertility clinic Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago has three centers throughout Gurnee, Chicago, and Crystal Lake. This clinic stands out because here you will find not only basic fertility treatments, but also the latest assisted reproductive technologies, among which we can find IVF, ICSI, and egg donation. No matter the fertility treatment you […]
Double-donor IVF is the reproductive process through which a couple uses both donor eggs and sperm to create the embryos that will later give rise to their baby-to-be.
Egg and sperm donation allows many people and couples to be on parenthood. In the United States, gamete donation is allowed either with an anonymous donor or, conversely, with a known one. Besides, it is aimed at all kinds of people and couples, and both for AI or IVF.
Engaging into a sperm donation programs to undergo an IVF cycle is advisable in cases where there is poor-quality sperm, genetically altered sperm or in case there is no male partner.
Egg donation is regulated by law in the United States, although legislation varies from state to state. There is no obligation to choose an anonymous egg donor.
There is no set of mandatory rules concerning sperm and egg donation at national level in the USA. Conversely, regulations vary from state to state. However, the majority follows the guidelines established by the ASRM (America Society for Reproductive Medicine).
Thanks to ROPA, both members of a female same-sex couple can be actively involved in the conception of a baby. Each one has a specific and important role in this assisted reproduction technique.
Artificial insemination is recommended in couples suffering from mild infertility problems or in cases where a cause for infertility is found, while artificial insemination by donor is indicated for single women, lesbian couples, or severe male infertility cases.