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Our Journey and Special Announcement!

Our Journey and Special Announcement!

Watch as Dr. Clark and her husband, Rene, announce their pregnancy! After 5 failed cycles of IVF, they conceived twins via donor egg! This very special announcement is the reason why Babies After 35 exists!

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Should You Donate Your Eggs?

Should You Donate Your Eggs?

Egg donation is a medical process that spurs young, healthy women’s ovaries to produce extra eggs, which are then retrieved and made available to other women struggling with infertility. Women are typically recruited by fertility clinics or egg donation agencies.

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Like Gabrielle Union, I Was Shamed After I Went Public With My Infertility

Like Gabrielle Union, I Was Shamed After I Went Public With My Infertility

Last week I was contacted by a health reporter to discuss the recent birth of Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s daughter. I expected the topic to be infertility, pregnancy via surrogate or gestational carrier or motherhood after 35.

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Choosing Donor Conception

Choosing Donor Conception

Like many people trying to have a baby in their early 40’s, our journey involved some unexpected twists and turns. We went through multiple IUI and IVF cycles and unsuccessful attempts with multiple egg donors.

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An Ob/Gyn Shares Her Journey From Infertility, to an Egg Donor, to Twins

An Ob/Gyn Shares Her Journey From Infertility, to an Egg Donor, to Twins

Ob/Gyn Shannon M. Clark, M.D., an associate professor of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch and founder of BabiesAfter35.com, knew she wanted to be a mom. But she didn’t anticipate that her road to parenthood would be so rocky.

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Donor Egg Pregnancy: 101

Donor Egg Pregnancy: 101

If a couple or individual cannot conceive through procedures such as IVF, they may want to consider using donor eggs. Donor eggs can allow an infertile person to carry a child and give birth. Donor eggs can also be used when using a gestational carrier.

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Happy Together: A Story Of Pregnancy Through Egg Donation

Happy Together: A Story Of Pregnancy Through Egg Donation

During each annual exam with my OB/GYN in my 30’s I asked if it was possible to know if I would have trouble conceiving. Each year I received the same answer: “We won’t know until you start trying” or “Don’t worry, lots of women have babies into their early 40s.

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Quick Facts About Donor Egg and Surrogate Pregnancy!

Quick Facts About Donor Egg and Surrogate Pregnancy!

For many people trying to have a baby in their late 30’s and early 40’s, the journey can involve a few unexpected twists and turns. The journey might involve multiple IUI and IVF cycles and eventually result in exploration of using an egg or sperm donor or gestational carrier or surrogate.

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Accepting Using an Egg Donor

Accepting Using an Egg Donor

These days in vitro fertilization (IVF) is so common that the stigma has virtually vanished; many people feel comfortable sharing that they went through IVF. But donor-egg IVF is a different story.

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