Egg Donor & Surrogate Solutions

The Donor Sibling Registry & How to Sign Up

The Donor Sibling Registry (DSR) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2000 to assist individuals conceived as a result of sperm, egg or embryo donation who are seeking to make mutually desired contact with others with whom they (or their children) share genetic ties. The DSR has more than 75,000 members worldwide and has facilitated thousands of connections […]

“Do you tell a child that they were conceived via egg or sperm donor?”

Written by: Dr. Shannon M. Clark, MD Cheryl Whitney-Huebner, Image Studios Group LLC I knew that trying to become a first-time mom at 40 would be tough. My fears were realized when my first pregnancy ended in miscarriage. Although that loss was devastating, I had no idea just how much more disappointment I was about to […]

Thank You to the Nurses Who Help Us Create Happy Families!

In honor of Nurses Week (May 6-12), we want to recognize the many nurses who help us create happy families by going above and beyond to support our intended parents and egg donors. Our coordinators at Egg Donor Solutions (EDS) work closely with nurses throughout each step in the process to execute a seamless cycle […]

6 Tips for Writing a Letter to Your Egg Donor

Written by: Hillary Redwine Once intended parents (IPs) have chosen a donor, and she begins the medical screening process, our coordinators at Egg Donor and Surrogate Solutions will ask the IPs to write a letter to their donor that will be shared with her before or at the retrieval. Receiving the letter is often a […]

How to Talk to Your Children About Egg Donation

Dallas-based psychologist Wendy Bauer has been working with infertile couples and individuals for 35 years with a special interest in families created via donor conception. Specifically, she counsels intended parents, egg donors, sperm donors, and donor-conceived children, teens, and adults. In her work with intended parents, Wendy helps them navigate the often-complex emotions that come […]