Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Overviews: Surrogacy, Egg Donation, and More


Learn about becoming a parent through surrogacy, egg donation, embryo donation, and other common assisted reproductive technologies.

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Surrogacy Books for Kids

Surrogacy Books for Kids

Here is a list of storybooks you can use to help explain surrogacy and assisted reproduction to your young child.

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“What It Was Like to Work with Our Egg Donor”

What can intended parents ask for and what are the boundaries of the relationship with the woman who will be carrying your baby for nine months?

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13 Questions to Ask a Prospective Surrogacy Attorney

Choosing the right ART attorney to assist you through the surrogacy process will take time and research. As you consider attorneys, ask these questions to help you make your decision.

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Introduction to Embryo Donation

Embryo donation allows parents to carry a pregnancy and give birth to a child who will be theirs, though genetically unrelated. Here’s what you should know.

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Building Your Family with Assisted Reproduction

As infertility treatment technology advances, more Americans are turning to assisted reproduction. Here, we look at some of the choices families are making.

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“Raising California”

Families are forming in all sorts of ways, in a rainbow of colors, and my son through adoption is growing up right in the middle of all of it.

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“How I Feel About Using Donor Eggs”

I have talked with many people who have adopted or used donor eggs or sperm, and they all say the same thing: “It doesn’t matter at all! This is our child one thousand percent.”

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“Becoming Parents Through Surrogacy”

Our path to family had its share of twists and turns. That was how we landed at Plan J, also known as becoming parents through Indian surrogacy.

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Marriage and Parentage for LGBT Families: Are the Walls Tumbling Down?

What has also changed dramatically is that no matter how you choose to build your family, when your child arrives at school, he or she is no longer going to be the only one with two mommies, two daddies, or even a single mom or dad.

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“Becoming an Intended Parent”

Deciding on gestational surrogacy and navigating the complex process involves listening to your heart and your brain at the right times.

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