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16th January 2018 New Progesterone Study Shows Higher Pregnancy Rates

At the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2017 Scientific Congress and Expo, physician-scientists at SGF presented findings from four different studies. One study that was particularly insightful was the use of progesterone during...

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8th December 2017 4 Reasons to Come to Shady Grove Fertility in America for Donor Egg Treatment

Why Come to Shady Grove Fertility in America for Donor Egg Treatment? Discover the 4 reasons why you should choose Shady Grove Fertility’s donor egg treatment program in America.  Shady Grove Fertility Offers Personalised Care Watch...

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17th November 2017 12 Shady Grove Fertility Physicians Named Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Docs

We are honoured to have twelve of the practice’s physicians from the D.C.-metro area named Washingtonian’s Top Docs in the field of infertility and urology. This recognition is voted on by physician peers in various fields of medicine....

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20th October 2017 Shady Grove Fertility Celebrates 50,000 Babies Born and Counting

Of all of the milestones Shady Grove Fertility has reached through the years, the one that makes us beam with pride the most is the number of babies born as a result of care at our centre. To us, there is no greater achievement than to...

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4th October 2017 New Portal to Support Largest Donor Egg Treatment Programme in America

For women who need donor egg treatment, our new portal offers enhanced search features of prescreened, ready-to-donate donors and a new reservation system that make finding a donor a simpler process. New SGF Portal Benefits Egg Donors We...

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22nd September 2017 Tips for Improving Male Fertility Naturally

Even though donor egg treatment bypasses a woman’s own fertility issues by using eggs from a prescreened, healthy donor, the male partner’s role is still just as important. We recently interviewed Dr. Paul Shin, SGF’s board certified...

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22nd September 2017 Dr. Mottla Honoured with Prestigious Humanism in Medicine Award

Congratulations to our very own board certified reproductive endocrinologist and Ireland Programme Director, Gilbert Mottla, M.D., who was recently honoured with the 2017 Arnold P. Gold Foundation in Humanism in Medicine Award by the...

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11th August 2017 How Embryo Grading Improves Your Chance of Pregnancy

Egg meet sperm. Why, hello, embryo. Not too far in the distant past, scientists knew very little about how this medical magic occurred. The process was certainly not transparent, taking place inside the woman’s uterus and in steps that...

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13th July 2017 The Value of a Second Opinion

“You should definitely receive a second opinion” – Sound advice, but don’t just take our word for it, consider the research. A study carried out in 2017 by Mayo Clinic researchers identified that for 88 percent of patients...

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22nd June 2017 FAQs about Donor Egg Treatment

Donor egg treatment, for women who are unable to user their own eggs for conception but can still carry a child, is one of the most successful forms of fertility treatment at Shady Grove Fertility. Through an anonymous egg donor, an...

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9th June 2017 Can Infertility Affect My Mental Health?

Anyone who has struggled to conceive knows that infertility can be a stressful and challenging experience. Infertility can take its toll medically, physically, psychologically, and financially, which is why Shady Grove Fertility provides an...

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31st May 2017 Donor Egg Treatment can actually be a gift to your child

For many patients, the most daunting part of donor egg treatment is selecting a donor. While it can be a complex and emotional task, it can also be an exciting time. Here at SGF we encourage you to look at choosing your egg donor to be an...

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25th May 2017 3 Things to Know about our Shared Risk Donor Programme

Shady Grove Fertility’s Shared Risk 100% Refund Programme is one of our most popular programs with 90 percent of our international patients choosing to utilise it. The reason why? It is a lot less stressful to begin treatment knowing that...

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18th May 2017 5 Features in Our New IVF Lab Increase Your Chance of Pregnancy

 Once the decision has been made to pursue donor egg treatment in America, patients want to know how Shady Grove Fertility will increase their chance of pregnancy. Our brand new, state-of-the-art laboratory in our flagship location in...

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5th May 2017 Donor Egg Treatment FAQ | Questions from the Seminar in Ireland

Shady Grove Fertility is a proud partner of Waterstone Clinic, formerly Cork Fertility, and through this partnership we are able to provide donor egg treatment to Irish patients. This past weekend, we co-hosted a free patient seminar at...

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20th April 2017 5 Things I’d Love To Tell My American Egg Donor

At the age of 36, Niamh Mulhall started trying for her first child. After failed rounds of IVF, she was told she would need to use an egg donor. “For me it was a time of loss and grief. I knew no one in a similar situation and felt...

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13th April 2017 Promoting Sperm Health

Donor egg treatment allows for couples with poor egg quality to still achieve a healthy pregnancy. While our egg donor registry has high-quality egg donors all of whom have been prescreened and are ready to donate, many patients wonder what...

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30th March 2017 Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Story – Jen & Sam

Treating Infertility   I went through three unsuccessful rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF) with intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) when I began fertility treatment. I knew my eggs weren’t great, but we wanted to give that a...

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16th March 2017 SGF’s Guide to 2017’s Fertility Innovation in Treatment

When traveling to America for donor egg treatment, patients want to know they are receiving the highest level of care and latest treatment possible. At Shady Grove Fertility, we know that staying on the cutting edge of fertility research is...

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2nd March 2017 Preparing for Donor Egg Treatment: Mind, Body, and Spirit

Preparing for donor egg treatment can be an exciting and stressful experience. It is exciting to embark on a journey of building the family you have always dreamed of, but it can also be stressful due to all of the uncertainties. As you...

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23rd February 2017 A Guide to International Donor Egg Treatment

Shady Grove Fertility takes pride in providing our UK patients with concierge-level service and superior success with our International Donor Egg Programme. Egg donation in the UK can be a lengthy process due to the lack of egg donors and...

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16th February 2017 Finding Ways to Support Your Partner during Infertility

Times of stress affect many aspects of life and may negatively impact those closest to you. It is sometimes easier to conserve emotional energy by withdrawing than to reach out to a partner. Facing the challenge of infertility can lead to...

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9th February 2017 How Shady Grove Fertility Selects Egg Donors

Young women from all over the Washington D.C. region make parenthood possible by donating their eggs to couples struggling with infertility. To date, anonymous egg donors have helped more than 5,000 Shady Grove Fertility patients realise...

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26th January 2017 Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Story – Michelle and Mark

Treating Infertility You never imagine that you’ll be infertile. We got married, had some wonderful years of being a couple, and then decided when I hit 30 that we’d perhaps start thinking about a family. A year later and nothing had...

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19th January 2017 8 Reasons to Choose Shady Grove Fertility for Donor Egg Treatment

Shady Grove Fertility is widely regarded as one of the leading fertility centres worldwide—having helped patients from over 38 countries build their families. What makes SGF stand above the rest? Here are 8 reasons our donor egg programme...

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12th January 2017 Optimising Donor Egg Treatment

Once you’ve decided to pursue donor egg treatment in America, you’re likely wondering how SGF will optimise your cycle to increase your chances of conception. The donor care team at Shady Grove Fertility has the same goal as all of our...

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5th January 2017 Shady Grove Fertility Opens Largest IVF Lab in the U.S.

We are proud to announce the grand opening of our brand new, state-of-the-art centre and laboratory in our flagship location in Rockville, MD, just outside of Washington, D.C. Shady Grove Fertility’s new laboratory and office will improve...

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29th December 2016 Are You Considering Donor Egg Treatment?

Hearing that your ovarian reserve is diminished does not mean that the hope of being a mother is gone. “To have a baby requires a sperm, an egg, and a uterus. And if one of those isn’t available it doesn’t mean that you can’t have...

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22nd December 2016 The Most Common Myths about Stress and Infertility

One myth that has existed for many years is that stress can cause infertility and is often a contributing factor in unsuccessful fertility treatments. Although there is no scientific evidence to support this supposition, myths regarding...

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15th December 2016 All I Want for Christmas is Hope: Infertility Support during the Holidays

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year for everyone. Many people with infertility find it to be especially difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are our tips for finding infertility support during the holidays to ensure...

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2nd December 2016 Dr. Michael J. Levy Named Top Infertility Doctor for 2016

Shady Grove Fertility congratulates Michael J. Levy, M.D., Director of the International Donor Egg Programme, as a Washingtonian Top Infertility Doctor for 2016. Dr. Levy, SGF co-founder and president and director of IVF, is not only the...

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23rd November 2016 Donor Egg Treatment FAQ | Questions from the Fertility Show in London

This year at the Fertility Show in London, we were able to connect with new and former patients, meet the first “test tube” baby, Louise Brown, and highlight the advantages of donor egg treatment at Shady Grove Fertility. The Fertility...

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11th November 2016 Reproductive Medicine Research Improves Pregnancy Rates

Physician-scientists from Shady Grove Fertility—the largest fertility centre in the United States—had 17 studies accepted to present at this year’s premier U.S.-based meeting for reproductive medicine research and education. Held from...

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30th September 2016 Join Us at The Fertility Show in London | 5-6 November

This event has now passed, however, if you wish to know more about future events at Shady Grove Fertility then please contact us. Shady Grove Fertility will once again be heading to London for The Fertility Show this 5-6 November, and will...

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16th September 2016 Common Egg Donation Questions

Our webinar series was created to educate and empower you as you start your fertility journey in America and answer any egg donation questions you may have. And we are proud to announce that we will be giving you a brand new experience. We...

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12th September 2016 Advantages of Egg Donation in the U.S.

Shady Grove Fertility is proud to be at the forefront of egg donation in the U.S. and all over the world, as we forge the way with innovative scientific methods coupled with compassionate care. Our approaches have led to the birth of...

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31st August 2016 Miscarriages: How Common Are They When You Use Donor Egg?

Shady Grove Fertility’s own Dr. Paulette Brown hosted a live Q&A session to answer questions about the causes of miscarriages and what steps to take if you have experienced a miscarriage. The good news for women over 35 who are...

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11th July 2016 Overcoming Fears of Starting Egg Donation Treatment

For many of us, the fear of the unknown can be crippling. Our minds can exacerbate a situation and often times fill in the blanks with the worst case scenario or even misinformation. This can be especially true for couples who are starting...

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10th June 2016 5 Signs You Shouldn’t Wait to See a Fertility Specialist

There are many reasons why a couple may seek the help of a fertility specialist; here are a few of the most common signs that indicate it is time to seek help. As defined by the World Health Organization, infertility is a disease of the...

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9th June 2016 Celebrating 25 Years and More Than 40,000 Babies Born

Shady Grove Fertility is celebrating its 25th Anniversary as a practice and more than 40,000 babies born with a “Believe It’s Possible” campaign that aims to give current and new patients newfound reasons to believe in the power of...

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20th May 2016 Egg Donation in Ireland: Patient Seminar in June 11

Egg donation in Ireland is made available through the United States’ largest fertility centre. Shady Grove Fertility’s, streamlined programme that allows patients to work locally with Cork Fertility Centre while gaining access to...

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20th May 2016 Anonymous Egg Donation: Is It Possible to Protect the Donor and Recipient’s Identity?

As technology advances and personal information becomes more readily available, questions regarding the validity of the term “anonymous egg donation” have started to arise. For egg donors and recipients alike, privacy is often a primary...

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13th May 2016 What is Shady Grove Fertility’s Shared Donor Egg Programme?

Pioneered by Shady Grove Fertility co-founder and Programme Director, Michael J. Levy, M.D., the Shared Donor Egg Programme was developed to reduce the cost of donor egg treatment all while maintaining a donor egg recipient’s chances of...

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6th May 2016 Why Egg Donors Donate?

At Shady Grove Fertility, we know that infertility is not convenient, it’s not easy, and that it can test your will and strength in ways that you never even imagined possible. As one former patient turned UK Patient Liaison, Sarah...

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25th April 2016 We’re Here to Help You Find a Donor

The Shady Grove Fertility Donor Database is one of the fundamental reasons why our Egg Donor Programme is so successful worldwide. Our patients have our full support from the moment they reach out to us to find a donor. Partial access is...

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15th April 2016 Shady Grove Fertility’s Egg Donation Success Rates

When choosing a fertility center, it’s important to research the many different options available to you. Finding a center that values patient care and has reproductive endocrinologists with extensive experience are important factors. But...

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7th April 2016 The Power of a Financial Guarantee

Shady Grove Fertility’s Shared Risk 100% Refund Programme for Donor Egg Comes with a Financial Guarantee

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18th March 2016 Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Story – Ian & Olaf

In the United States, you are from the very outset, very clear legally where you’re heading. Whose child it will be, and I think this is really a very, very important point.

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18th March 2016 Our Webinar Series Can Answer Your Egg Donation Questions

Our webinar series aims to give you peace of mind, while educating and empowering you as you start your fertility journey in America.

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7th March 2016 Inside Egg Donation and Our Donor Selection Process

Young women from all over the region make parenthood possible by donating their eggs to individuals struggling with infertility. Anonymous egg donors have helped more than 5,000 Shady Grove Fertility patients realize their dream of...

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2nd March 2016 Shady Grove Fertility UK Patient Story – Sandra and Michael

We had a couple of false starts with some previous fertility treatment attempts in the UK and Europe. We initially tried IVF and had a stark realization when we saw the low response to stronger medication. After the first round of failed...

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23rd February 2016 Choosing Your Egg Donor

Choosing your egg donor is one of the most important milestones in the Donor Egg Treatment process. We realise it can be a complex, emotional task, so we are here to guide you through and give you peace of mind when making a decision.

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23rd February 2016 Watch Our Live Egg Donation Webinar

We understand that you likely have many questions and a lot of information to wade through as you begin your egg donation treatment journey with us.

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18th February 2016 About Our UK Donor Egg Treatment Programme

Egg donation in the UK can be an arduous process because of the lack of egg donors and the time that it can take after you actually find a donor.

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16th February 2016 Shared Donor Egg versus Non-Shared Donor Egg

Shady Grove Fertility’s innovative Shared Donor Egg Programme was developed to decrease the cost of your treatment by up to 60 percent.

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27th January 2016 Why America? Sarah Esdaile’s Patient Story

Shady Grove Fertility offered everything that we wanted from a donor egg programme. They have a great reputation, impressive statistics, and a high level of personalised care.

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27th January 2016 The journey from IVF to choosing egg donation

Before Elizabeth* and John* even thought of choosing egg donation or Shady Grove Fertility, they had gone through one miscarriage, one termination due to fetal problems, and two failed in vitro fertilisation (IVF) cycles.

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27th January 2016 Why Egg Donation Treatment Abroad?

Until recently, egg donation treatment was unaffordable for a majority of patients who had exhausted resources and wanted more control in the donor selection process.

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