Parents Via Egg Donation
or PVED, was created to provide an informational and supportive environment
where parents and parents-to-be can learn and share information about all facets of the egg donation process.
Our mission is to educate, support, and empower families and individuals at any stage of the process who choose
to use egg donation to build a family.
Contact: Marna Gatlin
Creating A Family
: A nonprofit providing education, resources, and support for those touched by infertility or adoption.
Creating a Family provides resources and support for this alternative journey, regardless whether your path
is infertility treatment or adoption.
Contact: Dawn Davenport
Proud Parenting : This online community focuses on gay parenting.
Surrogate Mothers Online, LLC
: The goal of Surrogate Mothers Online is to provide information and support to individuals who are interested in pursuing a surrogacy or egg/sperm donor arrangement. The time and effort put into creating and maintaining this site are the voluntary contributions of dedicated surrogate mothers, egg donors, and parents via surrogacy who want to provide support and information to those interested in surrogacy. We are not associated with any professionals in the field of surrogacy, adoption, egg donation, or sperm donation.
Stirrup Queens : A popular blog written by a woman who conceived her twins through IVF treatments and is currently undergoing treatments again to conceive her third child. She also runs the Lost and Found and Connections Abound, which is a daily newsletter summarizing life in the IF/pg loss/adoption community.
A Little Pregnant : A blog written by a woman who conceived her son after going through four round of IVF treatments. Her blog is an open forum for her to help anyone that might have questions about the process and experienceing infertility.
: Dr. Frederick Licciardi has been practicing medicine at NYU for 17 years, specializing in basic infertility, reporductive surgery, ovulation induction, IVF, and egg donation.
Contact: Dr. Licciardi
Surrogacy 101 : Surrogacy 101 is full of information derived from blogger Sharon LaMothe’s personal experiences to what is found in the headlines relative to third-party reproduction, Sharon examines the myths and realities behind surrogacy relationships, IVF and ART in general.
Contact: Sharon LaMothe
Quips and Tips for Couples Coping with Infertility
: Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen created Quips and Tips out of her experience with infertility. You can find her articles in publications such as MSN Health, Reader’s Digest Online, Woman’s Day.com, alive, Health, Natural Health, Spirituality & Health, etc.
Contact: Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
: The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is the recognized leader for multidisciplinary information, education, advocacy and standards in the field of reproductive medicine.
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies
: The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology promotes and advances the standards for the practice of assisted reproductive technology to the benefit of patients, members, and society at large.
Contact: Brooke Denham-Gomez
Phone: (205) 978-5000 x 109
American Fertility Association
: The American Fertility Association is a national non-profit organization and a lifetime resource for infertility prevention, reproductive health and family building.
Resolve: The National Infertility Association : RESOLVE provides timely, compassionate support and information to people who are experiencing infertility; it aims to increase awareness of infertility issues through public education and advocacy. Phone: 703.556.7172
General Healthcare Portals
WebMD: Infertility & Reproduction Health Center : WebMD is an online medical resource that can help answer questions, define different medical terms relating to infertility and connect you with fertility experts.
About.com: Fertility : About.com: Fertility is an online resource that can give you insight into basic types of infertility, symptoms and connect you with fertility medical professionals.