Tag Archive for fertility research

2015 Choice Mom Survey Results

In its first day, we had almost 300 responses to the 2015 Choice Mom survey! In total, we had 538 women respond who are Trying, Waiting or Being a single mother by choice. (No questions on this one for Thinkers.) Here’s what we reported… Methods to Motherhood Ranking in order of methods tried (not necessarily…

Choice Mom EGuide: Egg Donors and Egg Freezing

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The 2015 Choice Moms EGuide: All About Eggs is a 47-page compilation of insights and Q&A on egg freezing, emotions of the journey, questions to ask before selecting an egg bank to choose among egg donors, and much more. Available for immediate PDF download using PayPal on our Eguide page. This eguide is for you if: you are…

“What I wish I had known about age and fertility”

Talking with more than a thousand single women over the years at Choice Mom networking events, a prevailing reality and regret expressed by many is that it is more difficult to conceive than many anticipated. They wished they had known more about the relationship between age and fertility. One 2013 journal article in “Human Reproduction”…

Testing ovarian reserve

October 22, 2012 — New report on Ovarian Reserve Testing The ASRM Practice Committee has reported that screening tests alone cannot yet diagnose decreased ovarian reserve, and that home tests have serious limitation. The committee determined that antral follicle count (AFC) and antimullerian hormone (AMH) are currently the most promising predictors. Ovarian reserve is loosely…