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Is adoption better than ovum donor baby?

Is adoption better than ovum donor baby?

Adoption: This is a value judgement, of course, adoption is a wonderufl thing. A baby who is already born and needing parents finds loving parents to live with. While time consuming and at tmes expensive, adoption is not complicated. Having a ovum donor baby is complicated and usually expensive, and carries the inherent risk of failure (much greater than adoption). When it works, it's wonderful too! ...Read more

Ovum (Definition)

Ovum is one proper name for the female gamete, also called oocyte, and (most commonly) 'egg.' ova (plural) exist in the ovaries of females, and are released in the reproductive years during ovulation. Most ova are lost not through ovulation, but some believe through ...Read more


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Does donor insemination really work better than husband sperm if older mom?

Does donor insemination really work better than husband sperm if older mom?

No: Successful insemination depends upon both male and female factors. Primary male factors, with insemination are :- 1)sperm densiity (number of sperm/ml) 2) %motility & 3) % of normal or abnormal forms. Thus use husbands semen if his parameters are normal, more so because he will then be the biological father. ...Read more

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Surrogacy vs carry yourself after egg donation. Which makes more sense for older single woman?

Surrogacy vs carry yourself after egg donation. Which makes more sense for older single woman?

Yourself: You should carry yourself unless you cannot. Surrogacy is used when the woman cannot carry a baby as pregnancy itself is risky. We are protective of surrogates and while pregnancy is risky, it is alright for you to take the risk for your own baby. Surrogacy is also expensive with low prices of about $40k just for the surrogacy. Brief answer but hopefully you understand the point. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If a women is to use donor eggs for IVF whose genes will the child have, the donor's genes or mother's ones?

If a women is to use donor eggs for IVF whose genes will the child have, the donor's genes or mother's ones?

Donor's: An infertile mother with donor eggs may still be a great incubator, and the maternal/fetal bonding is very real, but the genetics will totally be from the sperm and egg donors (hopefully the husband's sperm). ...Read more

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Why embryo positive, uterus is normal, but still fail implants with frozen donor egg 3dft?

Why embryo positive, uterus is normal, but still fail implants with frozen donor egg 3dft?

Conception: Most likely your hormones are not at the level. Required for implantation in the uterine wall. ...Read more

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Are sperm from an older dad as good as frozen sperm from a donor if older mom is having trouble conceiving?

Are sperm from an older dad as good as frozen sperm from a donor if older mom is having trouble conceiving?

Depends upon semen: Donor semen is only preferable if semen from older dad-to-be has poor a very low count and/or poor quality semen or sperm. Chances of conceiving improve by artificial insemination by older dad, and worth trying before using donor sperm. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the usual reason a frozen embryo transplant through IVF doesn't implant ?

What is the usual reason a frozen embryo transplant through IVF doesn't implant
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Don't know: Many speculative reasons can be given that are very complicated. But in actuality the true reason that implantation fails is the "black box" question that still alludes us. ...Read more

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Is it better to transfer two good quality embryo in ivf if you want to conceive twins,or will it decrease the chances of conception?

Is it better to transfer two good quality embryo in ivf if you want to conceive twins,or will it  decrease the chances of conception?

Increases chances: Transfer of two will increase (not decrease) your chances of pregnancy. If both survive, you will have twins. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is maternal age still a factor for miscarriage when donor eggs are used?

Is maternal age  still a factor for miscarriage when donor eggs are used?

No.: As you can see from the attached curve, fertility rates depend on the age of the egg donor - not the age of the uterus. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck. ...Read more

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How come organ donation is optional rather than mandatory?

How come organ donation is optional rather than mandatory?

Privacy: People have possession of their body parts even after they die. If they agree to give them up after they die then they can be used. ...Read more

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Hi, 2 frozen embryos afyer ivf. Is frozen transfer better then fresh? Bmi is 29 does this go against me. Is there anything can do 2 better chances.

Hi, 2 frozen embryos afyer ivf. Is frozen transfer better then fresh? Bmi is 29 does this go against me. Is there anything can do 2 better chances.

Possibly: There are studied top suggest higher pregnancy rates from fet rather than fresh ivf, comparing of course similar quality embryos. This stems from lower hormone levels during fet cycles. You bmi should not have any significant impact. ...Read more

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Is icsi better than the usual IVF procedure? Is there any complication?

Is icsi better than the usual IVF procedure? Is there any complication?

Not always 'better': For everyone. Most ivf cases do just as well with conventional insemination fo oocytes when saperm parameters are normal. Icsi can help in many other cases: poor motility, poor morphology, previous failed ivf, sometimes helpful for older women. ...Read more

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Is in vitro fertilization a positive option for parents to have?

Is in vitro fertilization a positive option for parents to have?

Yes it is: Unless either partner an autosomal dominant genetic disease (where there is a 50% chance of passing it on to a child) which which might well lead to child having major permanent disability or early death, in which case adoption might be preferable. Ivf now has quite a high success rate, but even so is not always successful. ...Read more

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Is egg yolk good for babies?

Is egg yolk good for babies?

Yes: Egg yolks are an easy and practical way to provide iron and other much-needed nutrients that may become depleted during this time of weaning from breast and formula. It imparts a fatty acid known as dha, which is vital to the growth and development of the brain.Although an egg yolk typically contains about 200 mg of cholesterol and 6 mg of fat, there is no harm on infant cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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Is it suitable to give cerelac to twin baby 4 months old?

Is it suitable to give cerelac to twin baby 4 months old?

Too early: Not recommended until about 6 months, even then, should use small amount. Main nourishment for babies during the first year of life is breast milk or baby formula when breastfeeding is not feasible. Speak with your healthcare provider to determine what is best for your babies. ...Read more

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Why is donor in-vitro considered adoption?

Why is donor in-vitro considered adoption?

Not al All: Actually it is really not considered option and not all all like adoption. First the male partner (assuming male female partners) is a genetic father. Second, you still carry the pregnancy. Third you can breast feed and take care of the child from the first moment. Also legally you are always the birth mother and it is your decision whether to disclose your treatment to anyone. ...Read more

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Are baby gender ultrasounds accurate? Is there any chance that an ultrasound showing my baby's gender is wrong? I'd hate to completely prepare for a b?

Are baby gender ultrasounds accurate? Is there any chance that an ultrasound showing my baby's gender is wrong? I'd hate to completely prepare for a b?

Depends on variables: I would never decorate my nursery based on a baby gender ultrasound. Those done around 20 weeks are likely to be accurate in the hands of a skilled technician, but the boy parts must decide to show themselves or they may be overlooked.I've heard of more moms being surprised by boys than girls. ...Read more

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Failed pregnancy. Baby stop growing @6wks. Which is better d&c or natural miscarriage... I don't want to have problem getting pregnant. In the future?

Failed pregnancy.  Baby stop growing @6wks. Which is better d&c or natural miscarriage... I don't want to have problem getting pregnant. In the future?

Depends: There are pros and cons to each option for terminating the pregnancy. A D&C is usually a better option if you just want things completed in a timely fashion, but there are surgical risks with this method. If by "natural miscarriage" you mean allowing your body to initiate the process, it is also an option. You may have more bleeding, it can take a month to complete and you still may need a d&c. ...Read more

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Adoption (Definition)

Adoption is an activity in which the full parental rights to the "adopted child" are transferred from the child's current parents (usually the child's biological parents) to the adopting parents. The adopting parents will then raise the ...Read more