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Legal Considerations for Egg Donors

Posted: 07/29/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine Benefits of working with an agency versus a frozen egg bank Egg donors today have many options when it comes to choosing who they want to work with for their donation cycle(s). There are agencies, fertility clinics with in-house donor programs and frozen egg banks, which typically split eggs from a […]

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Supporting LGBTQ+ Families Through Egg Donation

Posted: 06/3/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine When same-sex couples turn to egg donation and surrogacy to build their families, sometimes its other members of the LGBTQ+ community who are there to support them. That’s the case for Jordan, who chose to become an egg donor knowing that she will need help to have her own family one […]

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Donor Inspiration

Posted: 05/20/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine | Cross Posted Connie Wharton always knew she wanted to be a nurse but specializing in fertility wasn’t initially part of her plan. While serving as a corpsman in the United States Navy, Connie worked at a fertility clinic that was part of a military hospital in San Diego, California. It […]

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You can be the solution!

Posted: 05/20/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine | Cross posted Did you know 1 in 8 couples who struggle with infertility. As an egg donor, you could be the solution to helping one of these couples create the family of their dreams! The infertility journey When intended parents come to us seeking help to create their family, they […]

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a documented egg donation adventure

Posted: 05/20/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine, cross posted Chelsey Isenberg, a mom of five children ages two to nine, has a passion for helping intended parents create their families. She first served as a surrogate and delivered twins in February 2020 for an intended mother in China, who traveled to the United States for the delivery. After […]

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Because of Egg Donation, we are debt free

Posted: 05/20/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine, cross posted In November 2019, Jordyn Boucha and her husband, Beau, were able to have their dream wedding by using the compensation from her first two egg donation cycles. “I know every girl dreams of her wedding and has Pinterest boards filled with inspiration for her perfect day, and I was no different,” […]

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

Posted: 05/6/21

Written By: Hillary Redwine 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 […]

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Braving Infertility Together connects women in Dallas-Fort Worth and beyond

Posted: 04/20/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex, Braving Infertility Together is a grassroots nonprofit organization whose mission is to normalize the infertility process by providing experienced-based support, encouragement and education. The organization was born from a group of local women who connected via an online search for infertility support and decided […]

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8 Steps to the Egg Donation Process

Posted: 04/12/21

Have you considered becoming an egg donor and are wondering where to start? First and foremost, we want to help educate you on the process so you can feel confident it is the right decision for you. Helping intended parents create their families through egg donation is one of the greatest gifts you can provide […]

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6 Tips for Writing a Letter to Your Egg Donor

Posted: 03/25/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine Once intended parents (IPs) have chosen a donor, and she begins the medical screening process, our coordinators at Egg Donor 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 wonderful surprise […]

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Egg Donors Share the Best Part of Their Experience

Posted: 02/18/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine What is the best thing about being an egg donor? This is a question we often ask our donors after they have completed their cycle. It may be surprising to some to learn that the answer is not the financial compensation. While the compensation is certainly one of the benefits of […]

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How to Talk to Your Children About Egg Donation

Posted: 01/21/21

Written by: Hillary Redwine 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 […]

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Our Surrogacy Journey

Posted: 03/9/20

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson People always ask, “What made you become a surrogate?” I have always had a passion for helping people. […]

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Giving Life and saving a life

Posted: 03/9/20

To the sister I never knew I had, You are a mother; I am a mother. You are a friend; I am a friend. You are a daughter; I am a daughter. We are all of these things as separate entities but there is one thing we couldn’t be unless we had each other, and […]

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When things do not go as planned

Posted: 03/4/20

After my own journey with infertility, I knew I wanted to help other families going through the same thing. I applied to be a surrogate with Surrogate Solutions and delivered twins as a surrogate in 2013. I knew I wanted to do it again, and after reading a couple of intended parent profiles I found […]

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