Sperm Donor Tips

Things to Consider When You’re Single and Want a Baby

Are you ready to be a single mother? These suggestions are inspired by one of my Blossom readers. “I want a baby so badly,” Lisa says. “But I’m single. What do I do?” In Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide, Mikki Morrissette addresses the most common questions and concerns of women who want to have a baby but are […]

How Sperm Donation for Artificial Insemination Works 3

If you’re thinking about sperm donation and artificial information, you should learn what a sperm donor does! This info is from a terrific book called A Baby at Last! The Couple’s Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant – From Cutting-Edge Treatments to Commonsense Wisdom. “The frequency of artificial insemination of donor sperm has changed dramatically, thanks to the introduction of ICSI (intrauterine […]

Not Getting Pregnant? Understand the Emotional Issues of Infertility 2

Not getting pregnant brings up different emotional issues of infertility for men and women. Here, a fertility specialist discusses how men and women process infertility issues differently, and offers tips for dealing with the “trying to conceive” process. First, here are a few emotions that not getting pregnant often triggers: “When you can’t get pregnant, you swim in a mix of […]

What is Assisted Reproductive Technology? Definitions of 8 Infertility Treatments

I learned how to do in vitro fertilization (IVF) before I realized it was a type of “assisted reproductive technology” (ART)! If you can’t get pregnant, these definitions of eight different types of infertility treatments: ZIFT, ICSI, SUZI, MESA, TESE, MIST, GIFT, and IVF will give you something new to think about… “Assisted reproductive technology has helped many childless couples […]

How Fertility Treatments and Drugs Contribute to Multiple Births

Fertility drugs and treatments are connected to multiple births and premature births, says the March of Dimes (a charity that promotes the health of babies). Here’s a summary of their information on how assisted reproductive technologies, such as controlled ovarian hyperstimulation, affect pregnancy and birth rates. “Many people have focused on the role of assisted reproductive technologies in multiples and […]

What is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Fertility Treatment? 5

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is type of fertility treatment that helps couples coping with infertility get pregnant. It’s also known as an “assisted reproductive technology.” Since I’m undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) soon, I’ve been researching this infertility treatment until I can’t stand it anymore! Here’s what I learned about in vitro fertilization (IVF) from both my fertility doctor and WebMD. For more […]

Surrogate Mothers and Parents – Tips for Surrogacy Parenthood

Infertile couples may find surrogacy parenthood is the best way to conceive a baby. These tips for surrogate mothers and parents (usually couples coping with infertility) are from a woman with a great deal of experience as a surrogate mom… Before the tips, a quip about raising kids: “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother,” said Oprah […]