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About Fertility Preservation Fertility Preservation is a forum devoted to discussing fertility preservation methods and fertility preservation philosophy.

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Old 03-19-2008, 08:35 AM
 
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Default What's the dif?

I hear this term fertility presevation a lot lately.
is it something new or just a new name for egg donation and suragacy.
Andria
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Old 03-27-2008, 09:37 AM
 
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I think it refers to all the many methods available including egg donor, interuterne, sperm donor, etc.
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:58 AM
 
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I have found it difficult to find an egg donor I would work with through my IVF center because they don't even offer to show photos! How can you make such a large decision without photos! Needless to say, I have begun searching for a donor through an egg donor agency. I hope i have better luck....I'll re-post to let you know....
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Old 02-06-2009, 06:16 AM
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Please don't take this wrong, wtc, but I would do anything to have a chance to conveive or become pregant and I would not care what photos of the donor looked like. But perhaps I've been through my own private hell (cancer) and after that, just being pregnant would so special. And not knowing would be a bit like the way it naturally happens, wouldn't really know until life unfolds. Something nice about that.
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Old 03-19-2009, 11:34 AM
 
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Dear Wanttoconceive,
I have noticed many infertility clinics are now offering photos of donors. I can see the point that photos are not that important, but also agree that putting a face to all the otherwise dry data is much better and somehow more personal.
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Old 04-29-2009, 08:21 AM
 
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I was listed as a prosepctive egg donor in the past and did not want my photo posted. I think it is the best way to preserve the anonymous aspect. We need to think about the future, such as if or when the child that results finds out or wants to contact the egg donor. I'd just prefer not to have to live with that possibility.
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